Messenger WhatsApp massively hacked with a new method of hacking
Every year malefactors in the Internet space is becoming more. Such persons rely on the fact that the number of Internet users each year is growing rapidly, and the vast majority of them are people who are very poorly versed in technology.
How did you find the WhatsApp messenger massively hacked using a new hack. Had already stolen more than 10 thousand accounts, that is all very seriously. The first about a new way of hacking, said journalists from Israel. Apparently, the massive hacker attack was carried out on users from this region.
Then these messages started to arrive from users of the service from other countries. Criminals use a new method of hacking, relying on users who are poorly versed in information security. Unfortunately, these Internet too much.
In order to access WhatsApp account, scammers use mail, which comes up a Voicemail access code by entering which you can log in to your account. As practice shows, the vast majority of people as the security code used simple sets of numbers and letters, which are selected using a special algorithm for 5 – 10 minutes. Working in multithreaded mode, hackers hacked dozens of accounts per minute. After hacking the account, the attackers immediately activate two-factor authentication, which eliminates the possibility of the entrance of the real owner of the number without entering a special code. Then that person can continue to use WhatsApp, with a ransom demand of $10 to $300.
If it does not pay, you will have to say goodbye to this service, passed by the Israeli journalists, because the login will never work, let people will own a phone number attached to it. To avoid becoming a victim of hackers and ransomware you should use more complex passwords, and they should be stored in a special password managers, like 1Password or its equivalent.
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