Protect your Whatsapp Account, hackers are now targeting WhatsApp account and you may be the next to be hacked if you don’t take necessary precautions.

Lots of users have been reporting

that their WhatsApp account is being hacked;

the ways at which they hacked their account is not just so funny…

Hackers Targeting Whatsapp Account

They exploit people

on your list and give them fake news.

They’ll change your phone number to theirs

and replace you in whatsoever group you belong.

It was earlier reported that

WhatsApp was hacked and attackers installed

sophisticated spyware on

an unknown number of people’s smartphones.

The issue impacted Android, iPhones, and Windows phones.

The issue is not peculiar to Nigerians alone

but some other countries seriously seeking

for how their hacked WhatsApp account can be recovered.

Hackers Targeting WhatsApp Account For Hacking

One of the affected WhatsApp users confirmed that

his phone number was changed and he was automatically

removed from a WhatsApp group he belongs to.

The supposed hacker then sent messages

to the group about an investment that guarantees

the investor receiving double

of the amount invested within 30 minutes.

To further investigate the hack,

a call was put through to the supposed hacker

to enquire about the advertised investment.

The hacker claimed that

“the investment is real and reliable

and it’s secured under

the Corporate Affairs Commission.”

He then asked the caller to send the desired

investment amount to

an account number that he provided.

How to Prevent Your WhatsApp Account From Being Hacked

>>Enable Two-Step Authentication.

To Settings>>Click on Account,

Click on Two-step verification,

Enter pin,

Input your email address And save,

that’s all.

If someone wants to change it,

WhatsApp will ask for the Two-step verification and without it,

the account won’t open.

>>Desist From Using Third Party WhatsApp

Stop using an unsupported version of WhatsApp like Yo-WhatsApp,

G-WhatsApp, GBWhatsApp and likes.

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