So much for the purported -- moral of the story, non-tech journalists are not necessarily the best source for technical speculations. Via Bruce Schneier

More on Backdooring (or Not) WhatsApp schneier.com/blog/archives/201

@michel_slm

Bruce Schneier is a journalist. He's not a sysadmin.

There certainly is a legitimate story about Whatsapp backdooring out there, namely that this is a feature that the UKUSA Pact, the so-called "Five Eyes," want in order to enable their universal surveillance over this "secure" app.

"Calls for backdoor access to WhatsApp as Five Eyes nations meet

Countries focus on increasingly effective encryption of communications"

theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/j

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