There is no WhatsApp ‘backdoor’

WhatsApp made a design decision to favor ease of use over privacy by default, with a simple option to enable key change monitoring, for use of the privacy minded. This is not really news, and it is in no way a “backdoor”. The Guardian totally failed.

Today, the Guardian published a story falsely claiming that WhatsApp’s end to end encryption contains a “backdoor.”

Source: There is no WhatsApp ‘backdoor’