WhatsApp is working to bring a vital security feature to the Mac and web

Posted On: May 27, 2022   |   Posted By: iMore

WhatsApp is working to bring a vital security feature to the Mac and web

What you need to know
WhatsApp is testing support for two-step verification on its Mac and web apps.
Two-step verification requires an additional security challenge to ensure people are who they say they are.
The new feature is being tested ahead of a wider rollout.
The feature should go live in a future public update.
The hugely popular instant messaging platform WhatsApp is now testing a change that will bring its two-step verification system to both the Mac and web versions of its app.
Two-step verification requires that people registering for their WhatsApp account enter a six-digit code and then a personal PIN.
The move will ensure that WhatsApp users are who they say they are by adding an additional layer of security when people are signing in. The change, now part of the WhatsApp beta program, was first spotted by WABetaInfo .
As you can see in this screenshot, it will be possible to enable or disable the two-step verification on the web/desktop client. This is very important especially when you lose...

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