How Whatsapp chats get leaked?– We all are well aware of the recent news that has been all over social media a few days before. So that brings up a question to a lot of people that “How WhatsApp chats get leaked?” Is it really possible to access private messages? And are we really having a privacy threat?
Here’s the answer to all the queries. That can make it possible to fall into the trap. Let’s discuss it in details about it.
How WhatsApp chats get leaked?
WhatsApp claims that all the chats are encrypted and no one in between can read the chats or access the private date. WhatsApp is absolutely right that the chats are encrypted and completely out of reach to any third person.
But what if someone gets access to your smartphone or the device on which you are using WhatsApp? Yes it is possible.
“Phone Cloning and Whatsapp Chat Backup”
Before we are going to discuss drug cases related to B-town and there will be some spicy revealing. This article will help you to understand the technical factors behind the major reason of messages getting leaked
It is the copying of identity from one cellular device to another. Though phone cloning is illegal for the common man, authorities can always do it as they have the power and authority to do it regarding the investigation.
There are various types of cloning:
How reliable and safe is Whatsapp?
Let me tell you guys there should be no doubt about the privacy and data of messages which you send as they are End-to-End Encrypted. It means that no one except the sender and receiver can read your messages.
You may ask that what about the company then can it read and store our messages, the answer to your question is NO. Whatsapp can’t read and store your messages. You should not worry about this issue.
Then how all the messages are getting leaked in recent times?
I have to say this that messages are not leaked through Whatsapp but instead, they are made available through the PHONE CLONING technique.
By this, the entire device of a victim, suspect, and culprit is cloned to another blank device. The data stored as Backup in the device in i-cloud or Google drive is retrieved.
Whatsapp had already cleared that the data stored as a backup in drive or i-cloud is vulnerable as it is not end-to-end encrypted.
It had mentioned this point clearly in its terms and conditions. Anyone can access this data in various ways; I will not discuss all these ways as it will make this article too long.
Finally, I can just suggest you that don’t keep any back-up of your messages or data unless and until it’s too important for you as it is vulnerable and not secured.
To avoid it go to setting in Whatsapp and turn off the back-up option.
Conclusion: How WhatsApp chats get leaked?
I would like to conclude this article on a note that your Whatsapp chats, messages are safe, secured unless and until there’s no backup.
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