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This is how the WhatsApp virus works, which can extract banking data



WhatsApp This is again used by hackers and cheats to unintentionally crash. The point is malicious link distributed via chat rooms and that upon entry opens the door to the user's personal data.

According to Ahora Noticias, this is it international fraud and this has been reported in countries Europebut it has gradually been achieved Brazil and Uruguay.

Key: link

The common denominator of all scams, including the ones recently disclosed, has to do links that are sent during the conversation from WhatsApp.

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Fraud begins when the message asks you to urgently call an unknown number or enter a link to transfer money.

A violation occurs when entering a malicious address on the computer which allows the virus to send the same contact string and, in addition, extract personal data such as bank account, e-mail and password.

PHOTO: CRISTOBAL ESCOBAR / AGENCIAUNO

Distrust: the necessary step

The first way to avoid these scams is Ask a contact about what the link it provides.

Many times – and taking into account the way this fraud works – they are trusted people who spread the link to the virus, so the friend's answer should be convincing. Similarly, a An unusual way of speaking he could unmask an involuntary cheat.

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This is also recommended verify the link domain name: Usually pages ending in ".com" are more reliable than other non-standard extensions.

You should always be in this line watch out for links used with chat shortcuts, for example, bit.ly In addition to being a rarity, pThey can be a tool that allows a hacker hide the original addressthat may contain dozens of characters that would indicate that it is malicious.

At the end of every message asking for money in urgent mode and coming from people outside of the user's trust circle should be translated into a connection confirm that this is not an "uncle's story".


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