The cautionary tale of WhatsApp slipping on strong default user security

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has dinged WhatsApp for making it hard for its users to start with the strongest privacy protections.
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  • Security
  • Privacy
  • Encryption
  • iOS
  • MacOS
  • Messaging Apps
Glenn Fleishman’s most recent books include Take Control of iOS & iPadOS Privacy and Security, Second Edition (covering iOS 15/iPadOS 15), Take Control of Your M-Series Mac, and Take Control of Securing Your Mac. In his spare time, he makes Tiny Type Museums. He’s a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.