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WhatsApp Account stealing. If someone asks you for a six-digit code that you have just received on WhatsApp, DO NOT GIVE IT:

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The last person you distrust is your mother. If she sends you a message requesting a code because the poor thing has been involved and you give it to her. The next moment, you can no longer use your WhatsApp account. Your mother was not your mother,  but a cracker who has impersonated her from her phone number . For a few months, we have seen a new form of identity theft arrive:  writing to you from the number of your own acquaintances and relatives so that you do not suspect . It is a chain attack to take over your WhatsApp account and continue the attack by writing to your contacts, and so on. It is a very effective method because once someone is impersonated it is much easier to follow the chain and get hold of their contact accounts. We have contracted several people who have been contacted by these attackers. "I sent you a 6-digit code by mistake. Can you pass it on to me?" First of all, what is this code they ask of you? In order to protect your account, WhatsApp se