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WhatsApp warns users: Fake versions of WhatsApp are trying to steal your personal info

July 13, 2022

App stores do whatever they can to try and prevent bogus programs making it onto the storefront. While the majority of apps on legitimate stores are likely safe, rogues do get through. To avoid the hassle of dodging safety checks, malware authors host their infected files elsewhere. If they can draw device owners outside the relative safety of a storefront, they have more scope for infecting a mobile.

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