With this trick, hackers are easily hijacking Whatsapp number, learn how to secure your whatsapp number

Amid the coronavirus outbreak when most people are in quarantine and working/studying from home, it was obvious that the use of messaging services like WhatsApp would be up worldwide. And with higher usage comes higher risk of becoming a target of phishers and scammers. That being said, a WhatsApp hack that has been in the news for about a year now has not only returned but is also witnessing steady growth. What’s concerning is that it is very easy for hackers to convince their victims into falling for this trick. So basically what happens is that when you install WhatsApp, you receive a six-digit code via SMS (on the number used for creating a WhatsApp account). Entering that code activates your account. How hackers use this method to their advantage is that they make use of an already hacked account (WhatsApp or Facebook) to message a victim’s friend. The attacker (pretending to be the victim) then explains to the friend that they are having difficulties in receiving a six-digit code. So, they had to “choose” the option of sending the code to their friend. This code is actually the WhatsApp verification code for the friend's account! Once they tell the attacker the code, their account is compromised.
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