A code which is circulating in different WhatsApp accounts is able to hack it easily.
Millions of WhatsApp accounts hacked in 2021 so how to secure yourself. It is crazy because a simple code would come to your account from one of your known people. You may click the link and boom! You account will get into someone else’s hand. The hackers will be able to get all the data from your WhatsApp account and save into their servers.
This is a serious privacy issue as all your personal information, chats, messaging, pictures and videos will go into the hands of hackers. This may result in your data being available at the dark web. If you’re aware, the data of every person is sold on a hefty price on the dark web.
So what should you do when you’re aware of hacking? As soon you realize that you’re a victim of hacking, you must act promptly. The first thing is uninstalling the WhatsApp on your phone. The second step is to reinstall the app from Google Ply or Apple Store and then activating it. You can also check on the official website of WhatsApp and link it with WhatsApp web at www.whatsapp.com.
But, before doing so, do ensure that your account isn’t hacked. Because in this case, the hackers may also enter your computer system.
The first thing to recall is if you got any code from one of your acquaintances. If yes, just see if you clicked it? If you did, you’re account is definitely compromised. And you may have sent the link to your friends and family unknowingly. So you should remove WhatsApp from your phone and also ask your connections to do so. It would make them safer.
If you didn’t click, there’s nothing to worry. Simply delete the code. And you’re safe.