A number of tech companies are set to make security improvements as a result of the ongoing battle between Apple and the FBI.
Reports indicate that Facebook-owned WhatsApp is set to expand encryption to voice calls “within weeks,” while Facebook itself is also considering how it might improve security in its Messenger service.
The encryption has been accelerated by the the debate which happened over the weekend, with the Justice Department was debating how to deal with problems of accessing encrypted WhatsApp data.
WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum has openly come out in support of Apple.
A number of other companies are reportedly looking for ways to expand encryption services.