Pune: Instant messaging app WhatsApp is being used more these days than ever before. In this situation, hackers have become active once again. This time ways to hack WhatsApp is traditional.
Significantly, hackers used social hacking method in 2018 to hack people’s WhatsApp accounts, similar method is used again during the Corona virus outbreak.
2 step verification is the best way to secure WhatsApp. To enable this, you will need one time password i.e. OTP to log into WhatsApp every time. If someone else tries to login to your account, then they will need OTP, which will be with you only.
Using WhatsApp on Free WiFI Public Network can get you in trouble. Hackers can hack your phone through WiFI and steal your personal information and access your whatsapp account. So do not run WhatsApp with public WiFI as much as possible.
– Always keep a security lock in your phone, it will benefit you. No unauthorized person will be able to access whatsapp and other apps in your phone.
– Whenever there is an update in WhatsApp, keep updating it because it is very important for security.
Secure your WhatsApp like this
WhatsApp has advised users to never share their security verification code with others. WhatsApp has also stated in its FAQ page that users can get their stolen account back by verifying their phone number again.
Apart from this, it is also advised to activate the “Two-Step Verification” setting for security. In this, the account cannot be registered only through a security code.