Facebook owned Whatsapp, the most prevalent messaging application, is currently powerless against numerous scams or attacks. There’s another scam message spreading on WhatsApp called WhatsApp Gold and you ought to be careful with it.
The message is identified as WhatsApp Gold. A few clients have as of late gotten a message that states:
“Today the radio was talking about Whatsapp Gold and it’s true. There is a video that will be launched tomorrow in Whatsapp and is called Martinelli, do not open it. Goes into your phone and nothing you do will fix it. Spread the word if you know someone. If you receive a message to update Whatsapp Gold, do not open it! They just announced that the virus is serious. Send it to everyone.”
WhatsApp clients on Twitter have been sharing a message they got which cautions them about a virus.
The scam is said to touch base as a video professing to be another update for WhatsApp. The said video is anyway a scam called Martinelli and clients are prompted not to tap on the link provided.
The upgrade professes to offer new features, for example, the capacity to have video chats, send 100 pictures at once, and erase messages after you have sent them.
Clients are requested to tap on a link to download the update, however rather, this takes them to site that is filled with malicious software, tainting their Smartphones with dreadful infections.
Martinelli made a comparative frenzy of WhatsApp Gold in 2017, when a message started circling about a video of a similar name that would download an infection to your smartphone in the event that it was opened. It turned out no such video exists.
Any updates to WhatsApp will as a rule happen naturally through the application itself.
Be careful about tapping on link installed in messages that guarantee something additional. In the event that you get such a message, you ought to overlook it and erase it promptly.