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Security researchers say WhatsApp is the most dangerous Android messaging app (in terms of excessive phishing)

Security researchers say WhatsApp is the most dangerous Android messaging app (in terms of excessive phishing)

WhatsApp is not only the source of scammers’ visits, another platform like Telegram also ranks second, while the once widely used Viber ranks third, and Google Hangouts ranks last. Less than 10% of all fraud cases. Kaspersky Lab’s cybersecurity team carefully researched and investigated fraudulent activities to find specific recommendations that can help prevent fraudulent phishing attempts.

But an effective trick can disable suspicious material on WhatsApp from phishers. The first of these tips involve checking the link sent from a company or personal account for misspellings or extensions that don’t end in .com.

The second suggestion is not to share any links you receive in groups or via emails from unknown third parties with your friends. The third tip highlighted will not reveal your credentials to unknown third parties, messaging systems, or anyone else.

Fourth, you need to pay attention to external links from other people. In particular, it is pointed out that the links and attachments of colleagues and close friends should be carefully checked before opening, because we may open them without checking, do not rule out the suspicion that your account may also be hacked.

The latter involves downloading antivirus software for mobile devices with the WhatsApp application and laptops for WhatsApp for Windows so that the software can protect your phone and your valuable data in the event of a malfunction.

Security researchers say WhatsApp is the most dangerous Android messaging app (in terms of excessive phishing)

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The first of these tips involve checking the link sent from a company or personal account for misspellings or extensions that do not end in.com. The second suggestion is not to share any links you receive in groups or via emails from unknown third parties with your friends. In particular, it is pointed out that the links and attachments of colleagues and close friends should be carefully checked before opening, because we may open them without checking, do not rule out the suspicion that your account may also be hacked.

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