WhatsApp for Android there was a malicious double

Experts of laboratory of Kaspersky Labs learned about the spread of double WhatsApp called WhatsApp Plus. The “extended” version of the messenger is irrelevant to the original and is a malicious application that steals personal data and sends them to third parties.

WhatsApp Plus is distributed through social networks and compromised web resource. Typically, the download Trojan is when you click on a special link. The application promises the user the ability to work with four accounts at once and advanced mode “incognito”.

The installation screen WhatsApp Plus user encounters a gold inscription WhatsApp+ requests permission to access your personal data. Once approved, the victim is redirected to the link with Arabic text to upgrade, which actually is another malicious application.

In order to avoid collision with the viruses and Trojans of this type, we strongly recommend caution you to download apps outside Google Play. If you have suspicions about the real intentions of the installed program will remove it immediately from your device.

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