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Attention!!! WhatsApp warning: If you get this message from friends, delete it immediately. WHATSAPP users have been put on alert about a text message scam that has returned as millions practice distance and rely on the chat app to keep in touch with friends and family. Here’s everything you need to know about the scam.

WhatsApp fans have been placed on high alert as a scam, which could allow hackers full access to every WhatsApp message, photo or video you’ve ever sent has reappeared as record numbers of people turn to the app to chat during the lockdown. The nasty attack was first spotted earlier this year but it seems some users are being targeted once again. Here’s everything you need to know to keep your precious data safe from prying eyes.

WhatsApp fans have been placed on high alert as a scam, which could allow hackers full access to every WhatsApp message, photo or video you’ve ever sent has reappeared as record numbers of people turn to the app to chat during the lockdown. The nasty attack was first spotted earlier this year but it seems some users are being targeted once again. Here’s everything you need to know to keep your precious data safe from prying eyes.

Unlike most scams, this hack actually gives criminals full access to your messaging app account – which could enable them to talk to your nearest and dearest, leaving friends and family at risk. What makes this attack more sinister is that it works via the official WhatsApp two-factor system. So, it’s not something that can simply be patched or tweaked by the app in a future update.

Whenever you upgrade your smartphone, WhatsApp will ask to verify your identity using your phone number before allowing you to access any chats backed-up to the cloud. It’s this six-digit code that hackers need to get their hands on to gain access to your account.

If they already know your phone number – either because of a previous leak that left some of your personal data exposed to hackers, or because they know you – then they can put the number into a new installation of WhatsApp on their phone. To verify the identity of the person trying to log into your WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned app will send a randomly generated six-digit code in a text message to the phone number. This won’t go to the hackers, this will go to your phone.

Next, the hackers will send a text to you – making an excuse for the six-digit code being sent to you – and asking you to forward it.

As soon as you send them the code, WhatsApp believes that it’s a genuine attempt to login to your account and will enable the chat on the hackers’ smartphone. As far as your contacts are concerned, the hackers are now you and can continue to send texts in your WhatsApp conversations, or group chats.

Source – ExpressUK

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