Whatsapp was hacked and affected millions of Android and iPhones users the exploit. The attack allows a malicious parties to load NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware on the user smartphone.
Once a Spyware is installed on a person phone through an unexpected WhatsApp voice call, even if they do not answer the call. It allows hackers to delete calls from logs, access users’ cameras and microphones, and uncover their location and messaging information. I want to show you how to check if yours is hacked or not!
How To Know If Your WhatsApp Has Been Hacked With Spyware
It is difficult to know if your phone is affected by the attack or even if the spyware is running on your phone but below are the signs that might suggest that you’ve been hacked.
- Check if your device is running hot.
- Check if your data usage has suddenly increased significantly.
- Look for sudden changes in your mobile device.
- Check if your battery usage changed significantly without a change in how you use your phone.
NOTE: If you’ve not received any WhatsApp voice calls or dropped calls from unknown parties, then you are most likely not been hacked.