Question: Why you should stop using WhatsApp?

WhatsApp may have ridden out its privacy backlash, but there will be more to come as some of you lose access to your accounts. As a security professional, its difficult to advise WhatsApp users to quit the app. The messaging platform has done more to popularize secure messaging than anyone else.

Whats so bad about WhatsApp?

The messages you send on WhatsApp are end-to-end encrypted. This means that only your device, and that of the recipient, can decode them. The feature prevents your messages from being intercepted during transmission, even by Facebook themselves. However, this doesnt secure them once they are decrypted on your device.

Why companies shouldnt use WhatsApp?

If your employees are using WhatsApp for business communication on their personal mobile devices, they are exposing your company to serious data breaches and security risks. “If not given company-approved cloud tools, frontline workers may risk company and data security and regulatory compliance to use their own.

Is it still safe to use WhatsApp?

The apps end-to-end encryption feature has earned WhatsApp a bit of a reputation for being safe, secure, and private. Because it uses end-to-end encryption, WhatsApp is inherently the safer option than other messaging apps.

Is it safe to keep using WhatsApp?

The apps end-to-end encryption feature has earned WhatsApp a bit of a reputation for being safe, secure, and private. Because it uses end-to-end encryption, WhatsApp is inherently the safer option than other messaging apps.

Can someone hack your WhatsApp 2021?

Researchers, Luis Márquez Carpintero and Ernesto Canales Pereña enlightened the world how you WhatsApp can be hacked just by using your phone number. Anybody can install the WhatsApp application on their phone and put in your phone number. One this is done you will receive the verification code on your phone.

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