Jun 2, 2022

Hackers steal WhatsApp accounts using call forwarding trick

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There’s a trick that allows attackers to hijack a victim’s WhatsApp account and gain access to personal messages and contact list.

The method relies on the mobile carriers’ automated service to forward calls to a different phone number, and WhatsApp’s option to send a one-time password (OTP) verification code via voice call.

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