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How Cybersecurity and End-to-End Encryption Protects Your Information

Author: Patrick Lin

Editors: Shannon Tan and Kira Tian

Artist: Christie Peng

In an era when personal data is both vulnerable and valuable, people are more concerned about their private information than ever before. Nowadays, almost every piece of information sent through the internet is encrypted automatically. Some messaging service providers take security even one step further so that the service providers cannot decrypt the messages between their users. This is done by using a system called end-to-end encryption.