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How to Secure WhatsApp Account From Cyber Theft

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Whatsapp messaging service by Facebook is easy to customize, but because of this easy procedure, it is clear that the account can be abused if you are not careful. Fortunately, it is easy to activate the extra level of security on the account, it means that you will never lose it if the 6 digit code doesn’t get adjusted. Unfortunately, such security choices will not stop it from the serious cyber threat like the one faced by CEO Jeff Bezos of Amazon. It provides coverage of protection if anyone tries to trick you in getting the security code, which is called cyber theft. This is one of the Friends of friend experience that takes place. So it is necessary to have extra security.



One Sunday morning with the bleary eye open, she gets a WhatsApp text from her close friend who wants her to send the 6 digit code that she will get through SMS. She sent the code without thinking too much as she trusted her friend and then, after some time find that she has logged out suddenly from the WhatsApp account. If you want to secure your account, then this post might be useful for you. Read through the blog and follow the instructions to secure the WhatsApp account from cyber theft.

Never Share Verification Code With Anyone

This is not any 6 digit code, but the code that was sent to the mobile through SMS with the WhatsApp account. By doing so, she allowed cyber theft to sign in to account. As they have control of her account, they can send SMS to anyone and message on any group chat. This how they ask the verification code from your friend using other friends’ numbers, they control that account too and then use it send messages to all people in their contact to ask for 6 digit code by trying to trick them.

However, in conception WhatsApp account that has been tricked can be resolved easily. Insert the mobile number into the app, which will send 6 digit code again so that your account gets locked for 12 hours. If you have not set PIN by yourself, the striker can set up their own on your account, blocking for 7 days.

Never share verification code with anyone- No one has the motive to request for verification code, including parents, best friend, and not even siblings, so never try to share it with anyone.

Setting the PIN on your account will be a great barrier to stop anyone from being a sign in to the account, and this will stop from happening.

How to Secure the WhatsApp Account

If you want to secure the WhatsApp account, then you can follow the provided steps:

  1. Launch the WhatsApp.
  2. Click on the 3 dots at the upper right of the screen.
  3. Go to the Settings.
  4. Select the Account option.
  5. Tap on the Two-step verification.
  6. Press the Enable option then choose the 6 digit PIN.
  7. The next step is not compulsory; however, inserting the email will allow an account to recover fastly if you forget the PIN. WhatsApp will ask you for the PIN when you about to use it so that you won’t for getting it, though you must have the backup too.


Facebook was in trouble in the past for using two-factor authentication for targeting ads. The FTC has told the company to stop it last year. But WhatsApp confirmed that they do this to back an email, and we surely think that adding email can avoid the risk.

Rdx tango is an inventive person who has been doing intensive research in particular topics and writing blogs and articles on Webroot.com/safe and many other related topics. He is a very knowledgeable person with lots of experience.

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