WhatsApp Conducting Test For iCloud Encryption In Addition To Business Abilities
Facebook-controlled WhatsApp is claimed to be busy on some aspects that will make the app appropriate for businesses. WhatsApp for business will allow the users to have an improved communication with businesses and vice versa. A new report recommends that the company is aiming to introduce out the new enterprise feature on the Windows Phone platform as well.
In the new updated version of the app 2.17.234 for Windows, the company has added some enterprise-friendly abilities in it. As per, WaBetaInfo (@wabetainfo), Windows Phone consumers will now be allowed to use (in their profile name for business) a tick mark character. The check mark will prevent confusion and will also point out that the enterprise account is established.
The firm has also exposed some appealing information regarding the video calling function. According to the information, India grabs the top position in the list in terms of nations using the utmost amount of minutes for video calling. WhatsApp has documented a total of 340 Million minutes of video calling each day worldwide. Additionally, consumers made an overall of 55 Million video calls each day all across the world.
WhatsApp also introduced a feature that allowed end-to-end encryption for its entire consumer class in 2016. It made sure that only the intended recipient and the sender are allowed to read a message, hence avoiding it from being seized. The firm has now summed an additional layer of safety measures to the backup of iCloud, permitting iOS consumers to firmly keep a backup of their chats on iCloud.
As per different online studies, iCloud encryption of WhatsApp has been there for some instance but became noteworthy lately. On the other hand, Oxygen Forensics, a Russian-based security firm, said to have a back door to the encryption. The firm said that if they have authority to a SIM card, they can employ it to generate an encryption key.