WhatsApp Setting to protect Yourself from being Hacked
Hackers are one of the big threats in today’s world as you know once your account is hacked, they can able get full control of your account, and currently, WhatsApp is the number one messaging app used by millions of users worldwide but now hackers found a new way to get control of your WhatsApp Account and some people already faced it.
You know the seriousness and impact of being hacked but don’t worry read this article and change your WhatsApp setting immediately to protect yourself and your loved ones from Hackers.
Zak Doffman, the cybersecurity expert, according him, in this way Hackers will be able to log your WhatsApp on their device. He explained the method in detail.
As you all know whenever you try to log in to your WhatsApp account on a new device WhatsApp will send a verification message to your registered Mobile number but by mistake, any fraudster has your mobile in their hand and you have already enabled the setting to preview Messages on lock screen then you will be in trouble but not only this you may be a victim by malware through that Hackers can easily get verification code number which comes to your registered phone number even by sitting miles away.
When you enter that code your WhatsApp account will be logged on a hacker’s device. Once they have the access they may ask for money.
This type of scam was already reported in Express.co.uk last year and currently, such types of incidents increased in the last few days. Well, you can protect yourself from these types of frauds through a WhatsApp Setting.
WhatsApp user has a setting called Two-Step Verification. You can set a 6-digit code in it. Now how it works that whenever you try to open your WhatsApp account on a new device, you need to enter that 6-digit code and you can ask for this code anytime.
- To activate two-step verification, just open your WhatsApp.
- After that go to Settings and then Account.
- Here you will find an option named Two-Step Verification.
- Just Enable it and set your desired code.
- Can two-step verification be hacked?
- Can another phone see my WhatsApp?
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