WhatsApp They are again used by hackers and frauds to make an unforgettable fall. It's about it malicious connection which is distributed after chatting and upon entering, opens the user's personal information port.
According to Ahori Noticias it is international scam reported in countries Europe, but this has gradually reached Brazil and Uruguay.
The common denominator of all scams, including recently published, is related to this links sent through the conversation from WhatsApp.
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The scam begins when the message calls for an unknown number call, or Enter the money transfer link.
When entering a malicious address, a violation occurs on the computer which allows the virus to send the same string of contacts and, in addition, to obtain personal information such as bank account, e-mail and passwords.
Diligence: A necessary step
The first way to avoid these fraud is Ask back what the link it shares.
Often – and by how to manage this scam – they are trusted people who distribute the link to the virus, so the friend's reply must be convincing. Similarly a An unusual way of speaking disclose involuntary deception.
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It is also recommended check the domain name of the link: Typically, sites ending ".com" are more reliable than other unusual extensions.
We should always be in this line Watch the links that are used with shortcuts, such as bit.ly. In addition to rarity, pThey can be a tool that allows a hacker Hide the original title, which can contain dozens of characters that would indicate something malicious.
Finally, any message that asks for money is urgent and comes from people outside the confidential circle of users translate into the tender to confirm that this is not an "uncle story".