Today, crores of people all over the world are using WhatsApp. There will be hardly any better and famous platform than WhatsApp for communication. This is the reason why people all over the world including India send chats, photos, videos or document files on WhatsApp. Our important data is also present on WhatsApp. However, since the news of the privacy update, people’s trust has decreased from WhatsApp. But still a lot of people still use this app. In this case, hackers also keep an eye on your valuable data. Nowadays, many types of fraud are coming out of WhatsApp. Apart from stealing your data from WhatsApp, vicious hackers can also hack your account. That’s why WhatsApp users must take care of these special things. Let us know how fraud is being done through WhatsApp and what is the new OTP scam of WhatsApp.
1- When using WhatsApp, keep in mind that the hacker first sends a message in the name of someone you know. There will be something in the message that you will feel that the message sender is in trouble. Hackers can also send messages from your friend or relative’s number.
2- When you start talking to the friend or relative who sent the message, then he will send an OTP to your phone and will say that OTP has gone on your WhatsApp by mistake, let him know. But you will be surprised to know that through OTP, the hacker wants to hack your account.
3- If you have told OTP, then WhatsApp will be enabled in the hacker’s phone from your number. Let us tell you, to install WhatsApp in a new device, OTP is required, the hacker is asking for the same OTP from you.
4- Now your WhatsApp account comes into the possession of a hacker. Now the hacker will send messages from your number to your friends and family. Apart from this, the hacker can harass you by blackmailing you. To avoid this type of scam, do not share OTP with anyone.
5- To avoid scams in any way, you should also turn on the Two Factor Authentication option in your WhatsApp. After this, hackers or any other device will need a code other than OTT before running WhatsApp.