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WhatsApp hijack scam

WhatsApp says users should never hand over their security codes to anybody, even if they appear to be a friend. Scammers are continuing to target WhatsApp users and hijack their accounts, by posing as a friend and asking for SMS security codes, this scam has existed for years but has continued to catch people out, with victims sharing their stories on social media. Normally, you would need this code when setting up a new account, or logging in to your existing account on a new device. What more needs to be done to improve mobile applications security ?

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