After Apple, the Justice Department is targeting WhatsApp over encryption

March 14, 2016

Apple has been all over the news over the past few weeks after the FBI asked the company to help it unlock an iPhone owned by one of the terrorists involved in the San Bernadino attacks.

The war on encryption is now heating up: The Justice Department is going after Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp as it allows users to send encrypted messages, reports The New York Times.

In an ongoing case, a federal judge has approved a wiretap but investigators can’t decrypt the messages sent using WhatsApp.

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