A new virus hyperlink that claims to show common messaing app Whatsapp in pink color has gone viral on Whatsapp however in keeping with cyber specialists people shouldn’t click on on the hyperlink as a click on on the hyperlink will hack the cellphone of customers and the customers would lose acccess to their Whatsapp account.
“Beware of WhatsApp Pink!! A Virus is being spread in WhatsApp groups with an APK download link. Don’t click any link with the name of #WhatsappPink. Complete access to your phone will be lost,” cybersecurity professional Rajshekhar Rajaharia posted on social media platforms.
The malicious hyperlink has been shared by a number of Whatsapp customers in India in the previous couple of days.
For its half, Whatsapp mentioned, “Anyone can get an uncommon, uncharacteristic or suspicious message on any service, together with electronic mail, and anytime that occurs we strongly encourage everybody to make use of warning earlier than responding or partaking. On WhatsApp particularly, we additionally advocate that people use the instruments that we offer throughout the app to ship us a report, report a contact or block contact.”
It is to be famous that the malicious WhatsApp Pink seems to be similar to the primary utility and that is the rationale why many customers are more likely to fall prey to the malicious hyperlink. Just a few issues just like the Settings menu, nevertheless, seems to be totally different.