Explained — What’s Up With the WhatsApp ‘Backdoor’ Story? Feature or Bug!

By [email protected] (Mohit Kumar) What is a backdoor?

By definition: “Backdoor is a feature or defect of a computer system that allows surreptitious unauthorized access to data, ” either the backdoor is in encryption algorithm, a server or in an implementation, and doesn’t matter whether it has previously been used or not.

Yesterday, we published a story based on findings reported by security researcher Tobias Boelter that

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