Beware Of WhatsApp Email Scam

Security researchers from TrendLabs have come across a new method how attackers are distributing malicious element,that is by spamming by using the name of Whatsapp. Victims are receiving spammed messages saying that they have receive a new voice mail.The message includes details like time and length of the voice mail to make it look more genuine.Once the victim clicks on the play button,they are sent to a malicious site.There they are warn that their browser is outdated and are asked to update and need to click on a download button.It is at that moment that the malware is downloaded and will be a .jar file named 'browser_update_installer.jar'. On Android and iOS, a .apk file with the same name will be downloaded, which is detected as ANDROIDOS_OPFAKE.CTD.This malware will also try victims to download other app on the device.
We strongly advise our readers not to follow any such link or download any files which comes to you in this particular way.
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