The Australian government is proposing legislation that would break the encryption of chat apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and iMessage. It could be modeled on the U.K.'s Investigatory Powers Act.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says he’s open to implementing more security features, such as end-to-end encryption, in regard to direct messages on the platform. The Twitter chief was prompted on the issue by Edward Snowden.
Facebook Messenger has finally made end-to-end encryption available to all users. Law enforcement, criminals, and even Facebook will not be able to intercept these messages. Find out how to activate "secret conversations" for your Messenger…
While Google's new messaging app, Allo, does not enable end-to-end encryption by default, at least one engineer at Google seems to wish otherwise. Allo was launched at Google I/O, and only offers end-to-end encryption in incognito mode.
Calling, messaging, sending documents, group chats -- everything you do now in WhatsApp is protected by end-to-end encryption. The company, owned by Facebook, claims that even it cannot access your data.