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Rudd’s assertion that “there should be no place for terrorists to hide” is an understandable one, but her misunderstanding of the security implications of banning all Whats App encryption is jarring.
Her comments came after it was revealed lone wolf attacker Khalid Masood used Whats App at some point before the events at Westminster. If Whats App were forced to create a backdoor into its service that allowed governments to spy on suspected terrorists, it would compromise the security of millions of users data.
Whats App is an extremely popular mobile messaging service with over 1 billion daily users.
That's an amazing figure, and the company prides itself in the apparent security it affords all of those users (provided they are running the latest version of the app).
Encryption is the scrambling of messages from the sender on their journey to the recipient, largely to discourage the interception and reading of those messages by other parties.
This concept dates back thousands of years to coded written message sending, but now, modern forms of communication can be encrypted automatically with complex coding.
Below is our guide on how to ensure your Whats App messages are fully end-to-end encrypted.
However it's also good to be aware that not everyone trusts the company's word, in part because of privacy issues surrounding its parent company Facebook and also its implementation of encryption.
Also see: Best Whats App Messenger tips and tricks What Apps now securely encrypts every single message, call, picture, video or any other type of file you send so that the only person who can read or view it is the recipient.