WhatsApp is the most used application around the world which is used to exchange millions of messages every day. Here in this article, we are going to show you few methods that Hackers use to spy on Anyone’s WhatsApp account.
How Hackers Spy On Anyone’s WhatsApp
Today WhatsApp is the most used application around the world which is used to exchange millions of messages every day. The great advantage of this application is that it allows you to send instant messages to any part of the world for free using your smartphone (iPhone or Android).
Because of its popularity, there are many people interested in spying WhatsApp, if you are one of those people who wants to find out how to do it, follow us and we will tell you what methods hackers use to spy on WhatsApp. Today, there are lot of WhatsApp spy apps and many people actually misuse them.
Here in this article, we are going to show you few methods that Hackers use to spy on WhatsApp Account:
#1 Using Your OTP SMS
As we all know that we can only create a WhatsApp account by confirming it through OTP SMS. In this situation, hackers just need to access your OTP SMS once to access your messages from few spyware apps.
#2 Spyware Apps
The Internet is full of Spy apps. Hackers just need to install one of those spyware apps on your smartphone to read all messages exchanged using WhatsApp. Hackers can even, modify your WhatsApp message through spyware apps.
#3 Extracting Your WhatsApp Messages
If you remember, WhatsApp provides an option to backup the WhatsApp chats. Hackers just need to create a backup of your WhatsApp chat on their Email account. Hackers can read all your WhatsApp chat messages once the backup is been created.
#4 WhatsApp Web
WhatsApp web is indeed the best feature which allows users to access WhatsApp from the computer. Users just need to scan QR code from their Android mobile to access it from a computer. However, with this feature, hackers can easily access your WhatsApp account because they just need to access your mobile once to connect your WhatsApp messenger to the WhatsApp web. From WhatsApp web, they can send, read, modify WhatsApp messages.
#5 Mirroring Your Smartphone
There are lots of apps available in Google Play Store that allows users to remotely control their smartphone from PC/Laptop. Hackers can use tools like Teamviewer Quick support or Airdroid to stream your whole smartphone screen to the computer from where they can easily control your WhatsApp messenger.
#6 Using SS7 Flaw
The Flaw rests in Signaling protocol SS7 (Signalling system 7) is a set of telephony signaling protocols developed in 1975, which is used to set up and tear down most of the world’s public switched telephone network (PSTN) telephone calls.
SS7 has long been known to be defenseless to hacking since 2008. According to the sources, the protocol vulnerability of SS7 can be used by government agencies to track the movements of cell phone users from anywhere in the world.
You can visit our article How to Hack Facebook, WhatsApp, and Telegram Using SS7 Flaw to know more details about SS7 Flaw.
So, these are the 6 best methods used by hackers to Spy on WhatsApp messages. So, make sure to be safe from this type of spying attempt. There are many Whatsapp spy apps used by hackers for this purpose. If you have any questions, you can ask us in comments.