How to know if your WhatsApp account was hacked?
Given the growing number of complaints made by people in recent days about the hack of your accounts WhatsApp, We share the recommendations of El Comercio, Peru, to establish if yours is one of them.
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Although no one can access the conversations that people have through this application, thanks to the fact that all the chats are encrypted, some are looking for how to hack it and, apparently, they have succeeded.
The following are a series of tricks that allow you to detect this problem and report it to friends and acquaintances.
How do I know if my account was hacked? It’s actually simple:
1. First thing What you should do is enter to make a backup copy of WhatsApp, also update it in case you have a new version without installing.
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2. A way to know if someone hacked your account is to check if WhatsApp Web he is active on his cell phone. How to do it? Go to the tab WhatsApp Web on your cell phone and, in there, log out of all computers. Another way to confirm it is when WhatsApp sends you a notice informing you that your account is being used on another phone, and yours is automatically closed.
3. Another important factor to consider: WhatsApp send a message about your security code. If so, it means that someone else is trying to access your messages.
4. Lastly, and very importantly, check if the messages that you still haven’t seen from your friends are automatically double checked.
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The most advisable thing, in these cases, is uninstall WhatsApp from your cell phone, reinstall it and paste the security code. That way you will log out of other devices that are not yours or belong to strangers.
The same request can also be made from your iPhone.
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