WhatsApp added another security layer for WhatsApp web. Before users connect to the Whatsapp account to the web, they will be asked for an authenticate using fingerprint or Face ID. This new layer od security is set to prevent others from linking the indiviuals Whatsapp account to the computer without their presence. The fingerprint and face authentication is available on the user’s mobile phone in a privacy-preserving manner and WhatsApp cannot access the biometric information available on the handset’s operating system.
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