WhatsApp users be cautious as scammers are trying to charge users for using the instant messenger by faking a subscription fee.
WhatsApp, one of the most popular messaging Appis hit by spammers. WhatsApp has over a billion monthly users globally which makes the messaging service one of the easiest platforms to target devices with malware. Now a new malicious link is being circulated on WhatsApp telling users that their subscription has expired. Further, it asks users to verify their account and purchase a lifetime subscription for 0.99 British pound.
WhatsApp is a free messenger App to download and use, but used to charge a small fee several years ago which no longer exists.
By provoking people to click on the suspicious link, scammers are tricking people and stealing their payment details.In case you have clicked on the link then keep your device safe by immediately running an antivirus software on your device to ensure you not being infected with malware.
People who have received the message and not clicked the link yet should delete it immediately and the user can also block the sender so that they can no longer message or call you through WhatsApp.