New WhatsApp scam warning after people locked out of their accounts – Birmingham Live

Users have apparently received messages that seemingly come from good friends and state: “Hello, sorry, I sent you a 6-digit code by mistake, can you pass it to me please? One user alerted their friends on Twitter: “f you get a message from me on WhatsApp requesting for the six digit code, please don’t respond to it.”Hackers send a text message from WA with a verification code, then a WhatsApp text from someone you understand saying they desperately require the code.

Users have reportedly gotten messages that apparently come from good friends and state: “Hello, sorry, I sent you a 6-digit code by error, can you pass it to me please? One user cautioned their friends on Twitter: “f you receive a message from me on WhatsApp requesting for the 6 digit code, please do not respond to it.”Hackers send out a text message from WA with a verification code, then a WhatsApp text from somebody you understand saying they frantically need the code.

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