Warning to WhatsApp users against opening messages and calls from these countries

Ahmed Moawad - | Technology

New warnings have recently been issued by cybersecurity companies regarding electronic piracy, which has witnessed a significant increase through communication applications, including the famous WhatsApp application, as cybersecurity companies have warned of messages that come from international numbers.

The famous "Mint" website revealed that many fraudsters carried out many electronic attacks to trap users of the WhatsApp application through messages containing spam links, when clicked, they cause the download of malicious files, access to sensitive information, and the traffic numbers registered on your phone and bank accounts.

According to the report published by (Sky News) newspaper, many users of the WhatsApp application have expressed their anger on the social (Twitter) platform, that they have been subjected to many electronic fraud attempts through the WhatsApp application, and an Indian user revealed that he received 3 calls through the famous messaging application. From the state of Indonesia.

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WhatsApp users complain about receiving calls and messages from this country

Users of the most famous messaging application in the world, whose numbers currently exceed 2 billion people, have complained that they have received calls and messages from different countries around the world, most notably from the following countries:

  • Ethiopia (251+).
  • Malaysia (60+).
  • Indonesia (62+).
  • Kenya (254+).
  • Vietnam (84+).

Many press reports indicated that the most common tricks used by intruders are related to parcel messages that require payment before receiving, and it is fair that these messages bear the name of a customs company, and also carry data related to “an invoice from the postal company, customs fees,” in addition to a link to pay.

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