No, end-to-end encryption does not prevent Facebook from accessing WhatsApp chats
12 Apr, 2018 | Author: iMazing Team
At a glance
- During his Congressional hearing, Mark Zuckerberg reiterated that Facebook doesn’t have access to WhatsApp chats thanks to end-to-end encryption.
- In fact, communication channels between the WhatsApp and Facebook iOS apps could be abused to leak data from the entire chat history.
- The object of this article is not to claim that Facebook snoops on WhatsApp chats, but that end-to-end encryption is used by both WhatsApp and Facebook as a disingenuous and misleading argument to reassure the public.