/MOI CALLS ON WHATSAPP USERS TO SECURE THEIR ACCOUNTS

MOI CALLS ON WHATSAPP USERS TO SECURE THEIR ACCOUNTS

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has given advice to the public on how to secure their accounts on Whatsapp, the mobile application known worldwide and used by more than three billion people, by posting an awareness video clarifying the steps of securing accounts against hacking.

MoI warned of answering unknown messages that may contain links and that are received suddenly through the app, especially that it is used by many people in making conversations, calls and exchanging information.

MoI further pointed out that such messages normally require a person to open a link to watch its content, at which point the account is stolen, and an unknown person may send any message and receive all conversations of this accounts that are received from any group or user in this person's list.

Source: Government of Qatar