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WhatsApp Hack: Just one detail tells you whether your phone is safe

WhatsApp Hack: Just one detail tells you whether your phone is safe

By  Adeline Kuang 2019-05-22 152 0

Hackers have manipulated WhatsApp so that spyware can be dumped on your phone. Whether your smartphone is still safe, you recognize the following signs.
                   

The Messenger WhatsApp has been hacked and endangered around 1.5 billion users worldwide. An unanswered call over the chat service is enough to infiltrate your phone with surveillance software. So to protect you from the massive WhatsApp vulnerability, you should urgently check your smartphone.

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WhatsApp Vulnerability: This is how you check your phone for security

According to T-Online.de, the heavy WhatsApp vulnerability has already been closed. However, the important thing is: Make a WhatsApp update to the secure version that was released recently.


At least WhatsApp and Facebook recommend that all users of the messenger. Whether your phone is really secure, you check by the version number of the app. If these do not match those listed here, you should update WhatsApp urgently.


These WhatsApp versions are considered safe:

● Android: v2.19.134

● Business for Android: v2.19.44

● iOS: v2.19.51

● Business for iOS: v2.19.51

● Samsung Tizen: v2.18.15

● Windows Phone: v2.18.348


To see which WhatsApp version is currently installed on your phone, follow these steps:

1.Call WhatsApp on.

2.Go to the settings in the top right corner of the three-dot menu.

3.There you call up the option "App Info" via "Help".

4.That's how you protect yourself from the WhatsApp vulnerability


If your current version does not match the security, update your WhatsApp immediately. Whether it's an Android phone or iPhone with iOS, in either case you can easily find the necessary update to close the WhatsApp vulnerability.


WhatsApp update on Android:

1.Start the Google Play Store.

2.Go to "My Apps & Games" in the three-bar menu.

3.Tip on "Update" next to the WhatsApp Messenger.


WhatsApp update on iOS:

1.Launch Apple's App Store.

2.Search for WhatsApp Messenger.

3.Tip on update.


Not the only WhatsApp vulnerability

The current attack on WhatsApp is by the way not the only problem with the messenger. There are also numerous WhatsApp vulnerabilities that you may not even be aware of. Apart from that, the news service claims your phone massively. Do you know how much data WhatsApp consumes?

 

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