- A new scam is currently spreading on WhatsApp.
- An “official update” should give you a pink theme for the messaging app.
- But there is a virus behind it.
A new scam is currently opening up WhatsApp the round. You should get a pink theme and new features when you tap on a certain link. Caution is advised as the message has the appearance of an official update. However, it is actually an attempt at fraud.
Like the tech blog phoneArena reports, the scammers hack your account, should you have clicked on the link.
This is how you should react when you click the link
If you tapped the link, follow these steps to secure your account:
- Uninstalls WhatsApp Pink.
- Log out of all devices connected to WhatsApp.
- Clears the browser cache.
- Check the permissions of your apps.
- Should you notice strange permissions, remove them immediately.