Cyber Security Authority Warns WhatsApp Users

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Cyber Security Authority Warns WhatsApp Users

The Cyber Security Authority warns WhatsApp users. Cyber Security Authority warns of rising social engineering attacks as WhatsApp scams surge

The Cyber Security Authority (CSA) has reported a significant increase in incidents of individuals falling victim to social engineering, resulting in unauthorized access and account takeovers on WhatsApp.

The CSA noted that 187 reports have been recorded as of April 2024, matching the total number reported for the entire year 2023.

Victims are being tricked into sharing their WhatsApp verification codes with malicious actors, leading to these breaches. The CSA urges users to remain vigilant and avoid sharing verification codes with anyone.

Read the Authority’s statement below;

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Author: Evans Asare

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