WhatsApp is always dragging some security issues that have always been denounced by experts, and now it seems to be trend explain how easy it is to steal an account within the instant messaging service. If recently we saw how it was done in WhatsApp for iPhone, we can now see new methods and platforms.
Steal a WhatsApp account can be as simple it is almost unbelievable. But it is as true as register the phone number at any other smartphone, or even an Android virtual machine, and is almost ready. Then they just have to request verification by a phone call that provides the code. A system that is widely used legally when the SMS doesn’t work appropriately.
All the accounts are likely to be stolen in this way because it is a method designed to help users when they have a problem. So the solution is, as always in these cases that the messaging service improve its security.