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Your WhatsApp Account Is Very Easy For Strangers To Disable – Gizmodo Australia

Researchers have discovered that it is alarmingly easy to lock anyone out of their WhatsApp account, even if you have 2FA switched on.

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Researchers have discovered that it is alarmingly easy to lock anyone out of their WhatsApp account, even with two-factor authentication (2FA) switched on.
As first reported by Forbes, disabling an account requires the exploitation of two fairly weak WhatsApp processes. While this isn’t as bad as straight up hijacking it, it’s still concerning that it’s this easy to lock out anyone from their WhatsApp account.
It’s worth remembering that WhatsApp allows you to search any phone number to see if its…

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