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Any business will find out bugs that are extremely successful when patched using advanced tools and data science technology. And the application of this ‘instrument’ and ‘data science’ does not vary significantly from the standard view of risk control. And we’re seeing through the banking market the benefits of doing that well. It is not flawless, but with injuries well below the norm, the new financial sector avoids attacks that surpass the average.
Often people prefer to worry of scams, which are one of WhatsApp’s toughest aspects. Unfortunately, because each user is free to post and forward whatever he wishes, the program will not do anything about it. At the same time, however the accusations may not end, especially on those days when a new scam may have been identified. In fact, criminals might be able to take control of your account simply by submitting your access code to WhatsApp Site.
With an official announcement, the state police have agreed to interfere.
I’m not suggesting, though, that anyone can emulate, that the financial sector’s security situation is now fine. I wanted to point out, though that the pattern is changing from ‘safety = enforcement’ to ‘security = risk management’. I would also like to commend the stringent legislation for the financial industry to apply and lead this trend on its own. Protection appears to be conservative at first sight, like this but I hope all businesses know that behind it a continuous revolution is required.
WhatsApp: the announcement of the state police now places users on notice.
You need to enter a code that is sent by SMS to the system to trigger the Whatsapp messaging app on your smartphone – read the Facebook profile of the PS Online Police Force – Cybercriminals are able to give the user an SMS demanding the sending of this code by this procedure, making the phone number of a contact appear as the sender in the address book.
Sending the code enables them to launch a new Whatsapp on another device, but refers to the victim’s phone number, who actually loses “ownership ” “