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Hacking on WhatsApp: How to protect your social networking sites from intrusion

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By Anagoria | self meida writer
Published 7 months ago - 2 views

The proliferation of social networking sites such as WhatsApp has reached a point where people are now hoping to publish an interesting article on the subject.

In many cases, intruders use a program to spy on a person's cell phone without anyone noticing.

In recent years, social networking sites, especially WhatsApp, have become more intrusive.

Given that this intrusion is devastating, here are some tips that may help protect your privacy.

How to attack on WhatsApp

There have been times when security experts have told the Facebook page that owns WhastApp; "Intruders send messages to people's phones, which, when clicked, allow them to record information

They also use WhatsApp to call in to gain access to the phone.

Even if a person does not take the call, their device may enter some spying information into the person's phone due to the lack of security in the phone.

Then the call will disappear and you may not even realize that you have been called, because hackers can use their software to delete the phone they gave you.

Turning off the phone or on completely is not the solution.

In May 2019, WhatsApp advised 1.5 billion users of the software to update it after exposing some measures to protect the software from intruders.

If you do this there will be a red icon appearing in the software folder (depending on the type of phone being used or an iPhone or Android) it will not continue to work automatically.

Although WhatsApp messages are only visible between the sender and the recipient, the incoming message can be blocked.

There is a need to constantly update your software as new hacking techniques are constantly being introduced.

Reduce cloud usage

Dark room, green numbers on a screen. Classic hacker.

You know that a message stays between the sender and the recipient - this is the main thing that WhatsApp puts forward.

Unless you - or your friends - have saved your WhatsApp conversations in places like Google Drive or iCloud, then there is a problem.

Because the messages you store are not protected, only you and the person you are chatting with are allowed to see your message, so anyone with access to your cloud can copy your data and any conversations.

So if one needs privacy, then he should stop using such archives.

You may go into a state of shock and ask for solutions - but if your goal is to protect your phone and your privacy you can go to settings and change the mode of saving your conversations.

If your software has this feature (which WhatsApp has), two other privacy policies (2FA) are very helpful in protecting your data.

This is almost certainly the highest level of ensuring that people protect their identities from invisible intruders.

First, the person has to enter their username and password.

Then, instead of immediately giving you permission, you will need your fingerprint or your voice or other numbers sent to you by phone number for example.

Sometimes more questions or information will be needed, such as the name of your favorite or mom and so on.

There are also two steps you can take to protect your phone's WhatsApp settings.

Choose what works best for you

WhatsApp and other software have their own ways of protecting personal data. Go to Settings> Account> Privacy to see how the system works.

Then you can choose who will see your last seen and your profile photo and where you are "live location".

You can remove it from the sign indicating that a message has been read, and it will stop showing the blue mark when you read the person's message.

You can also customize how you want the software to work, and the people you want to see your message.

Do not fall asleep

The intruders may be faster than you, whether you are a lawyer, an activist, a human rights activist or a journalist.

According to a committee investigating journalists, these are the people most likely to be at risk of intrusion

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