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Abstract

Abstract—This paper stipulates the exact process of technical WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption system. WhatsApp android application is allowing people to Messenger allows people to exchange chats, group chats, images, videos, voice messages and files with limited bandwidth and computational power. All the communication in WhatsApp follows end to end encryption. Encryption is nothing but scrambling of the messages so that third party or hackers cannot get access for the same. The entire encryption process of WhatsApp revolves around three protocols namely AES 256, SHA 256 and ECDH protocol. 

Keywords

End to end Encryption, Advanced Encryption Standard 256 AES, Secure Hash Algorithm 256, Elliptical Curve Diffie-Hellman ECDH protocol etc.

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Author Biographies

Suparna H S, DSU Bangalore India

Working as an Assistant Professor in the  Department of CST DSU Bangalore India

Pritam Gajkumar Shah, DSU Bangalore India

Working as Professor in CSE DSU Bangalore India

Pinky B

Studying as a Student of 3rd year , CSE DSU Banglore India

Ramya K S

Studying as a Student of 3rd year , CSE DSU Banglore India

RAMYA SHREE KATTI

Studying as a Student of 3rd year , CSE DSU Banglore India

How to Cite
[1]
S. S, P. Shah, P. B, R. S, and R. KATTI, “A Short Note On Whats app Security Protocol”, Ausjournal, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 62-64, Nov. 2019.

References

    [1] www.cdn.whatsapp.net › security › WhatsApp-Security-Whitepaper
    [2] https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/FIPS/NIST.FIPS.197.pdf
    [3] https://andrea.corbellini.name/2015/05/30/elliptic-curve-cryptography-ecdh-and-ecdsa/
    [4] https://eprint.iacr.org/2011/286.pdf