The backdoor that never was, and how to improve your security with WhatsApp

A Guardian report says WhatsApp has a backdoor that could allow messages to be intercepted by unwanted parties. That’s not accurate.

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Glenn Fleishman is the author of dozens of books. His most recent include Take Control of Your M-Series Mac, Take Control of Securing Your Mac, Take Control of Zoom, and Six Centuries of Type and Printing. In his spare time, he makes Tiny Type Museums. He’s a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.