WhatsApp theft continues unprecedented: this is how they rob us

What happens through the net, lately is unbelievable. Security is now at the center of the debate.

Recent times prove in the most obvious way possible how risky it can be to surf, experience the web, use apps and services every day without the right amount of attention and caution in carrying out even the most banal of operations. The newspaper itself hides pitfalls that in most cases users completely ignore.

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Everydaythrough the network, millions of citizens come into contact with each other using in most cases specific apps for sharing content, text or audio messages, files and so on. Among the most used in absolute we find without a shadow of a doubt WhatsApp. What happens, however, between the often obscure pages of the chat of this application, however, is unbelievable. Increasingly risky dynamics and fatal for users.

The dynamics that are most striking precisely, the users of the well-known instant messaging application clearly touches those operations capable of involving the protagonists themselves with absolute certainty. Messages that may appear as the most harmless thing in this world that instead hide a very different reality, just like is happening in the last period. A consolidated formula that certainly does not cause any benefit to the user, on the contrary.

We know very well how certain dynamics are may in some way harm the citizen who ends up becoming the chosen victim. E-mails or sms of a fraudulent nature in other situations they hinted with absolute firmness how much we should not trust too much in anomalous and often incomprehensible, almost unreal contents. The truth is that right on that ground the deception is played.

WhatsApp theft continues unprecedented: the suspicious message that starts it all

Generally everything starts with a messagequite unusual: “Hi, I sent you a code by mistake, could you send it back to me?“. The text of the message in question, within the fraudulent dynamic, is therefore sent by a contact in our address book, therefore the thing apparently could seem absolutely in line with the logic of the platform. One of our contacts who asks us to send him again a code sent to us by mistakethe thing could spin. In fact, many people fall for it.

The reason for this message? Very simple. The attacker who somehow managed to send us that message making it appear to have started from one of our contacts wants to do nothing but steal our WhatsApp account to continue implementing new scams. The required code is the one that usually appears when you install the same app. By giving that code to a second person, you are effectively handing over the own account to the attacker on duty.

Numerous over the last few weeks hacked accounts. So many to push the police to forward a specific appeal to all those who use the specific instant messaging application. If you were to receive a message like the one described above, explains the Postal Police, must be reported immediately also happened through the websitewww.commissariatodips.it “. Another very useful tip is to notify all our contacts of the possibility of receiving a fake message from our account, in short, to warn them of possibility of being defrauded.

The risk is enormousthe scam runs fast on the web and in most cases even the a lot of prevention put in place even by the police could be of little use. We must always think about what we read, what they send us, think about what might be hiding behind a text message apparently incomprehensible. The risk is hidden right there, behind a pile of letters apparently placed there at random. Stay away from such contexts, from such situations, today this choice could save us in the truest sense of the word the WhatsApp account.