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More than 1.5 billions active users and more than 60 billion messages have sent daily. Most popular instant messaging app WhatsApp compromising a vulnerability. According to the security researchers report, they found chat backup on Google Drive is not secure. Even it was WhatsApp also told that to users by notifying users to draw attention to the fact that both messages and multimedia content, which are backed up to the tech giant Google’s servers, will not be encrypted.
Why WhatsApp Backups On Google Drive Are Not Secure?
An earlier time we found that on 2016 most uses instant messaging service is WhatsApp. WhatsApp is a very complete service that allows you to have encrypted conversations, both by the message and by the call.
Recently on WhatsApp update, they notified users to draw attention to the fact that both messages and multimedia content, which are backed up to the tech giant Google’s servers, will not be encrypted.
Backing up to Google Drive is an easy and fast way to save your conversation history and make sure you do not lose data if you ever switch devices. It goes without saying that a Google spokesperson has stated that any backups that are not upgraded for a year will be deleted from the company’s servers.
In the past, WhatsApp’s encryption method was questioned by the authorities, but the team of the instant messaging application, of course, WhatsApp said the content is truly encrypted and can not be followed. Right now, after reading this news, it’s all in your hands.