Open Whisper Systems >> Blog >> WhatsApp's Signal Protocol integration is now complete

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By default, WhatsApp users have the option to verify the authenticity of their encrypted session. Like Signal, this can be done by either scanning a QR code or by reading a string aloud. We've updated the Signal Protocol to support a fully numeric fingerprint format, which we call "security codes" in WhatsApp. A fully numeric fingerprint format has a few advantages:


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08/12/2016, 04:41

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08/12/2016, 00:41