Zak Doffman, a cybersecurity specialist, explained what the flaw in this service is.
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- The specialist recommends that if you use Facebook Messenger you migrate to another platform that protects your messages with end-to-end encryption.
Are you concerned about the privacy of your messages? According to cybersecurity specialist Zak Doffman, we should stop using it Facebook Messenger. The reason? There is no adequate protection of our messages.
According to the specialist, the flight of the user who caused the change in policies is in Whatsapp It’s a distraction from how bad the sister platform’s invasion of privacy is.
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WhatsApp’s biggest defense for users not to put it aside is “We can’t see your private messages, listen to your calls, and neither can Facebook.” However, according to Doffman, if you are a messenger user, if you are a messenger user, you won’t run the same luck.
End-to-end encryption to protect WhatsApp messages does not apply to Facebook Messenger unless you are using a “secret conversation”. This option only supports messages between two people, not within groups, and needs to be turned on manually, says Doffman.
The specialist recommends that if you use Facebook Messenger to migrate to another platform that protects your messages with end-to-end encryption, including WhatsApp itself.