Fake versions of WhatsApp

WhatsApp boss Will Cathcart is warning users of the popular messaging app to be on their guard after the WhatsApp Security Team discovered bogus apps packing a hidden punch in the form of malware.

There’s no detailed rundown of what the fake WhatsApp versions were getting up to on devices. What Cathcart does say is that these programs promised new features, but were specifically designed to steal personal information stored on victim’s phones.

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