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Not everything is secret in encrypted apps like iMessage and WhatsApp

By Shira Ovide

22 Aug 2023 · 4 min read

informed Summary

  1. Not all features of end-to-end encrypted apps like iMessage and WhatsApp are encrypted. Some details, such as timestamps or chat content, may be saved on company servers and could potentially be accessed by corporations like Apple or phone providers.

One feature of apps such as iMessage and WhatsApp is that your texts or voice calls are scrambled and private from everyone.

With end-to-end encrypted technology, no one but you and the intended recipients can know what you wrote or said - not hackers, the app companies or the police.

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