WhatsApp Voice Calling Invites Harbor Malware


Messages purporting to be WhatsApp invitations to try out a new voice calling feature are actually nothing more than malware conduits.

WhatsApp, one of the biggest third-party instant messaging app in the world, had 700 million active users sending 30 billion messages per day, as of January 2015, making it a popular target for scammers and hackers. To boot, it has started to roll out the hotly anticipated Free Voice Calling feature—which will add a VoIP capability to make calls, a la Skype and Viber. It’s available for Android, but it’s only invite-only for now.

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Story added 10. March 2015, content source with full text you can find at link above.