Since 2009, from a general chatting app to the world’s most popular messaging app, Whatsapp has done a long way. In these 8 years journey, the company has added several security features in this app. Later, Whatsapp’s Facebook acquired. After the acquisition, the end-to-end encryption features in WhatsApp and also more secure were added.
Apart from two-step verification features, the risk of hacking is still intact after all the security features. Today we will tell you how hackers hack your WhatsApp account and how to avoid it.
Hackers make the most WhatsApp use to hack whatsapp account. Nowadays, there are many users who use Whatsapp via Whatsapp web in addition to smartphones.
Let us know that you can not run a whitsapp number in two different devices. To use WhatsApp on the WhatsApp web site, WhatsApp must be installed in the smartphone.
Once you have scanned the QR code of Whatsapp on WhatsApp, your Whatsapp web becomes active. Hackers can access your WhatsApp and access your private chat and data via the WhatsApp web site. For which hacker must have your phone. If your smartphone went by hackers accidentally and accessed your account through the WhatsApp web site, then to avoid this, follow the steps given below.
Step 1: To avoid this, you have to go to Whatsapp on your smartphone.
Step 2: Then on the right side of the app you will see three dots on top, tap on it.
Step 3: Once you tap, you will see the option of Whatsapp web, tap on it.
Step 4: After tapping, you will know which browser your Whatsapp is active in. If a hacker has hacked your whitspeak, then you will be able to get hacker’s browser details here.
Step 5: If the browser is showing a log-in show, then you can immediately tap Log Out from All Computers. Doing so will make your Whatsapp web deactivate.
Once logged out, you deactivate your WhatsApp account. Activate it within 30 days of the deactivation, otherwise your account will be deleted. Keep your WhatsApp always locked in the phone so that hackers can not activate your Whatsapp web site in any way.