WhatsApp tests encrypted cloud backups on Android

When you’re using WhatsApp your messages are encrypted end-to-end, which means prying eyes can’t easily see what’s in them as they travel back and forth. However, if you keep a backup stored in the cloud, then the authorities can use a search warrant to have Google Drive or iCloud hand over…

Link: WhatsApp tests encrypted cloud backups on Android
via http://www.theverge.com

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