WhatsApp has come up with a new free web extension browser called ‘Code Verify’. This extension is designed for users to verify the authenticity of the WhatsApp web code being served to the browser.
Notably, it will be available for Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Firefox browsers.
As per WhatsApp, the extension will give more security to its users. The web version of the app has not been altered.
WhatsApp has also partnered with Cloudfare to enable the deployment of the browser extension on large scale.
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Moreover, the WhatsApp users can now easily access the instant-messaging app via the desktop or laptop browser on four other devices, that too, without being tethered to their phone, But the link has to be initiated by the mobile app.
The company aims to be adding the required security tools to ensure that WhatsApp Web is secure.
Did you know the mobile app is verified and vetted by third-party app stores? But the same does not apply to the WhatsApp Web.
Therefore, security stands foremost when it comes to using the Web version.
This extension will automatically be pinned to Firefox or Edge browsers once added.
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