Of all instant messaging applications WhatsApp is the one everyone chooses to communicate with. Because of its popularity, it is easy to believe that there are risks associated with its use. The absolute best platform is not immune to Fraud . Here's the last episode that would endanger millions of profiles.
WhatsApp: Scammers Use Image of Blackmail Profile
Next Feature and Security Updates and stylistic refinements do not guarantee immunity from fraudulent operations due to hacker crackdowns. WhatsApp is no exception and is in fact promoted by the fact that it has a background of over one and a half billion users. The promise of Mark Zuckerberg to the social unification with Facebook and Instagram will not improve the situation.
Currently, cybercriminals are being used to subtract the profile photo to contact people in the address book with a wrong profile . Those who are contacted are often called upon to perform a PostePay charge pretending a situation where the economy is temporarily unavailable. The fraud is added to the data theft, which enables them to earn a lot of money with contacts.
There is nothing left to do but to stay alert and display the profile picture. only to contacts in the phone book . In this way we have the opportunity to narrow down the field and identify the potential culprit. We can do this in the Settings app by unchecking the options under Account> Privacy> Profile picture. Did you ever have any problems? Leave us your personal testimony.