Cyber attackers are also targeting our social media accounts. WhatsApp, on the other hand, is among the social media platforms they target the most. Although WhatsApp has taken various measures, cyber attackers are developing different methods. That’s why WhatsApp users continue to worry about the dangers. However, one of the WhatsApp features designed to protect against dangerous attacks is definitely requested by security experts.
ATTENTION WHATSAPP USERS! THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT
WhatsApp has many features designed to protect users. But “Two-Step Verification” is the most important of them. According to the news of The Sun; A security expert stated that all users should turn this setting on as soon as possible.
“FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE” LIKE
“This is the first line of defense against someone trying to access your messages by configuring your number on another device,” said Tom Davidson of Lookout.
According to Davidson, when this setting is enabled, users are asked for a PIN (key) before the number is associated with WhatsApp. Thus, extra protection is provided in case someone manages to get hold of your username and password.
It is noted that using two-step verification can be vital.
HOW TO TURN ON TWO-STEP VERIFICATION ON WHATSAPP?
To turn on two-step verification on WhatsApp;
- First of all, enter WhatsApp.
- Then click on Account from Settings.
- Click on Two-Step Verification.
- Select Activate.
- Enter a six-digit keycode and then confirm.
- Then enter your e-mail address and confirm. (depends on request to add email address)
As a rule of thumb, never share your two-step verification key with others.