Internet experts have warned users not to fall prey to the virus link called converting WhatsApp to pink and comes with new features, and according to cybersecurity experts, clicking on the link that claims to be an official update from WhatsApp will lead to penetration of users phones And they might lose access to their WhatsApp.
According to the Indian website TOI, a digital security expert said, beware of WhatsApp Pink !! A virus is spreading in WhatsApp groups with the APK download link, do not click on any link named # WhatsApp PinkPink, as all access to your phone will be lost.
Many WhatsApp users were seen sharing the malicious link, while the director of the electronic intelligence company Voyager Infosec said that users are strongly advised not to install any APK or mobile application other than those available on the official application store from Google or Apple. These malicious apps can be used to breach your phone and steal personal data such as photos, SMS, contacts, etc., and keyboard-based malware can be used to track everything you type, and it can be used to capture and steal bank passwords.
For his part, WhatsApp said, any person can receive an unusual, unspecified, or suspicious message on any service, including e-mail, and at any time that happens, we strongly encourage everyone to be careful before responding or sharing, on Whatsapp directly, In particular, we also recommend that people use the tools we provide in-app to send us a report, report a contact, or block a contact.