Fake whatsapp messenger app popped up on google play store. The app which was downloaded more than a million times before it was taken down by google is believed to have been developed by the firm behind the real program.
The app “update whatsapp messenger’’, according to users who downloaded it contain ads and this downloads software to user’s device.
The fake app however, was made to look as the real app. The average user would find it difficult to detect the subtle difference.
Users should be careful of the kind of apps they download from google store. Protecting your privacy is in your hands. If people can use special characters to imitate whatsapp then what can’t happened.
Be careful and watchful of the apps you download.