These days attackers I mean hackers now uses these whatsapp platforms to get information and download your relevant files just using a giff sent to you via whatsapp. In these post we will be discussing the preventive tips in which you will use so as not be get hacked.
It was first detected by a Singapore security company called awakened and it stated that many risk been hacked if you don’t update to latest version of whatsapp.
Those who stand a risk of been hacked uses the version 8.1 and 9.0 who are still using an old version of whatsapp. So if you have turned off your Android updates, you need to switch it back on as soon as possible so that you will be updating all apps on your Android phones.
These are the preventive measures you need to take so that you will not get hacked
First of all, what you need to do is stated below;
- First you must have internet service
- Switch your internet service back on
- Go to Google play store and change your settings to regular app updates.
- Go to my phone app and
- Click update all
One all your app have been updated, you are safe from these attacks.
What you should also know is that if your phone is on automatic download without you clicking the Giff video, you are also safe.
When you see messages on your whatsapp that you don’t trust, don’t hesitate to delete immediately.