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How safe are your encrypted WhatsApp messages?

May 27th, 2016

Episode 986 of 1347 episodes

The Health Service Journal has published a series of leaked messages which were sent via WhatsApp revealing behind-the-scenes activities between the leadership of the British Medical Association's junior doctors' committee and their negotiations with the Health Secretary. Head of technology at The Telegraph, Madhumita Murgia, and editor of website Gadget Detective dot com, Fevzi Turklap, discuss the reliability of cyber encryptions in an age where digital communication is commonplace. (Image: WhatsApp logo. Credit: Getty images.)

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