Recently, the case of WhatsApp Data Leaks, the world’s most popular instant messaging app, was revealing. More than 1,400 WhatsApp Account users were victims of spyware creates by the Israeli company NSO Group, including 121 Indian users. Apart from this, another bug was revealed in the past, in which hackers were trying to hack the account of users through MP4 video files.
However, after this, Facebook-owned company WhatsApp advised its users to update the app with the latest version. Earlier, hackers were attacking users through missed video calls. In this, hackers used to place spyware by making a missed call to the user from an unknown number. With the help of this spyware, hackers used to collect personal information of users.
WhatsApp Account Is Safe or Not
The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) had recently issued advisory to Indian users, stating that they should update their WhatsApp with the latest updates to avoid any kind of cyber attack. In such a situation, the question arises that the app which we are using so much is also safe or not. Therefore, today we are going to tell you some steps, with the help of which you will be able to find out whether the app you are using is safe or not.
First of all, check whether the app and WhatsApp Account are using is the latest version or not. For this, you have to go into the app and tap on the three dots above. After tapping on all three dots, you have to tap on the Settings option. In the Settings option, you will get a help option. As soon as you tap on Help, you will see a tab of App Info. You will see its version as soon as you tap on the app info. If your app version is below 2.19.274, then you update your app to the latest version 2.19.341.
To update the app you have to go to Google Play Store. After this, as soon as you search your app, there will be an option to update or uninstall it. You will be able to upgrade your app to the latest update by tapping on the update. Also, keep downloading updates of your app from time to time.