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WhatsApp users warned to stay alert from ‘attempts to steal account’

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Some intruders are trying to steal WhatsApp users accounts for which WhatsApp has warned to stay alert from spam messages that are actually an attempt to steal accounts.

According to WABetaInfo, the WhatsApp users have reported receiving messages from WhatsApp where they are required to send a certain code for verification. The message reads: “Prove that you’re a human sending the code you’ve just received from WhatsApp, or your account will be disabled tomorrow”.

However, the WhatsApp watcher has completely denied any such development from the messaging app and has urged users to enable two-step verification to remain safe from such frauds.

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“WhatsApp is not sending any message about the renewal of your account. Block and report unofficial accounts on WhatsApp that ask for your 6-digit code. Note: WhatsApp and WhatsApp Support will NEVER ask WhatsApp users for 6-digit code!,” read the tweet shared by WABetaInfo.

“Please. Please. Please. Be careful and enable the Two-Step Verification in WhatsApp Settings > Account!” read another tweet.

However, WhatsApp Web was introduced to the world in January of 2015. Through this, people started using WhatsApp Web the most. Students, people from different professions and what not rely greatly on WhatsApp Web. To summaries in one sentence, WhatsApp Web has simply made all of our lives easier! But now the app has introduced a new development in this regard.

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WABetaInfo, a few days back introduced a new development, WhatsApp will allow you to use your account through four desktop devices if you participate in the beta program. Even the program isn’t fully available to WhatsApp beta users yet.

Though, It is expected that the multinational tech giant company might extend its beta users list to run out something as important as this. The testing program of the app is reported to be available for both WhatsApp and WhatsApp business account holders

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