Be careful! Warning about dangerous viruses in WhatsApp


(Tabasco TODAY)

Virus damage varies depending on whether it is opened when using a mobile device or a computer.

Mexico.- Today, they warned about a new virus spreading through the application of WhatsApp with a legend that invites you to change "the color of WhatsApp"; Beware, it's a scam and your device would be infected by a Trojan virus. The damage that this virus can cause on your computer varies depending on whether you are using a mobile device or a computer.

If you open the link that came to you, probably through a person's chat from your contacts, you'll see a red background notification that will request an activity check and send the invitation to 30 more users to access the supposed change of color the application

ESET, a computer security company, warns that this cybercrime strategy is based on the next release of the application, which will have a "dark mode" to end the monotony of green.

After that, you will be prompted to download an APK file named "best_video.apk" and a permission to enable notifications from a Russian server. After doing so, your cell phone will be infected by a Trojan virus called by ESET as "Android / Hidden".

On the other hand, if you open the malicious link through WhatsApp Web on your PC, a Google Chrome extension will be installed automatically, instead of changing the WhatsApp green feature, it will simply populate your advertising computer and automatically share the virus every time. people with whom you have an active conversation in the application.


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