How safe is iMessage in the cloud?

Apple says iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra will store your iMessages in iCloud. That could be good, if done properly to secure your privacy.
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  • Security
  • Cloud Computing
  • MacOS
  • iOS
  • Productivity Software
  • Messaging Apps
  • iCloud
  • iOS 11
  • MacOS High Sierra
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.