Rapper Kwesta has warned fans that his WhatsApp account has been hacked. The hacker is asking for money and confirming music features using the rapper’s account.
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Kwesta, who got married to his beautiful wife Yolanda Mvelase two weeks ago, is currently on his honeymoon in Maldives and shared on social media that his WhatsApp account was hacked.
“Yo my WhatsApp account has been hacked!!! DO NOT send money for any event registration, it’s not me! My team is working on fixing the problem because I’m unable to verify my number from where I am but please ignore “me” if you have me on WhatsApp (sic),” – he wrote on Twitter.
According to the screenshots shared by rapper Blaklez, the hacker is asking Kwesta’s contacts to pay for registration that amounts to R4700 to be part of a line-up for a Motsepe Foundation event.
Kwesta is not the first celebrity to suffer at the hands of hackers. Popular stars including Babes Wodumo, Cassper Nyovest and Bonang Matheba were also victims of hackers.
How to Secure WhatsApp from Hacking?
According to 521 Almost None, users should take their privacy and data security seriously in order to secure their WhatsApp accounts from being hacked. The site shared the below tips:
- Keep your WhatsApp locked
- Always log out of WhatsApp web
- Make use of Two-Factor Authentication
- Set who can see your profile photo
- Hide photos from gallery
- Deactivate your account, if device is lost
- Get rid of scam texts
- Alert your conscious while texting to unknowns
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