Showing posts with label Whatsapp tricks. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Whatsapp tricks. Show all posts

Wednesday, 6 April 2016

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WhatsApp turns on End-to-End Encryption

WhatsApp turns on End-to-End Encryption
WhatsApp is updating its messaging app so that every text message and voice call will be encrypted for the company’s one billion users. 

Yes, Whatsapp has finally implemented full end-to-end encryption, as promised a year ago.

This means, from now every message, image or voice call you made will be secured by end-to-end encryption so that only you and the person you're communicating with can read the content of the message, and nobody in between, not even WhatsApp.

whatsapp encryption

In other words, this also means that WhatsApp would not be able to comply with any court order that demands access to the content of any conversation happens over its service.

Starting today, you will see a notification on your WhatsApp conversation screen as your messenger becomes end-to-end encrypted, as shown in the screenshot.
"Message you send to this chat and calls are now secured with end-to-end encryption. Tap for more info."

This is because your messages are secured with a lock, and only the recipient and you have the special key needed to unlock and read them, Read the terms what Whatsapp says.
Additionally, you will be able to see a small lock icon below the profile of the recipient that ensures your conversation is secured with encryption.

All of this happens automatically: no need to turn on settings or set up special secret chats to secure your messages.

How to verify if someone is trying to spy on your conversation?

whatsapp encryption CodeWell, the latest version of WhatsApp mobile application offers you an option to verify the keys of the other users with whom you are communicating, ensuring prevention from the man-in-the-middle attack.

Whatsapp key verification can be done by scanning a QR code, or by comparing a 60-digit number, under newly introduced "verify security code" option in the WhatsApp.

WhatsApp users can opt in to a preference which notifies them every time the security code for a contact changes.

About a year ago, Facebook partnered with Open Whisper System, company behind the popular Signal and Text Secure encryption apps, to integrate the Signal's Open source strong encryption protocol into WhatsApp messaging app.

so once you got secured with the WhatsApp encryption security code with the person whom you making conversion, You will get notified by the message below as,

After whatsapp encryption

Important Note However, there is one point to be noted that if several users are sending texts in a group chat and one of the users is running an older version of WhatsApp that doesn’t support encrypted messages, all the conversation going through that group chat will remain encrypted.

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Tuesday, 23 February 2016

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Whatsapp as Wikipedia Engine

Whatsapp as Wikipedia Search Engine

Whatsapp Bot: How to Use Whatsapp as Wikipedia Engine

Everyone is checking on Wikipedia for any topic or person or place or anything. But what if the Wikipedia comes to your own device without its app?
Now you can accessing Wikipedia via Whatsapp. Follow these steps:

1) Sa
ve the shared contact as Wikipedia to your phone. (Wikipedia : +1 (581) 318-3940).

2)Create a Group with any Group name and add this contact (Wikipedia) only. You are already another contact by default: so Wikipedia and you (only 2 members) become the members.

Now you post in that group, anything textual to search in Wikipedia starting text with “wiki<space>”.Example: if you want something to know about “RBI”,You must type: wiki RBI. (WIKI <SPACE> RBI)

Wikipedia replies you in the group automatically in some minutes.

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