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Fake version of WhatsApp downloaded by over 1 million Android users from Google Play Store

Beware! WhatsApp Business app on Google Play Store is fake

Watch out Android users who are looking to download the most popular messaging service, WhatsApp, as a fake version of the app was discovered on Google Play Store .
The fake and malicious version of WhatsApp Business posing as “Update WhatsApp Messenger” is still available to download on Google Play Store with the developer title “WhatsApp Inc*”. The developer has now changed its name to “Update WhatsApp”. While there are several fake versions, one version has been downloaded up to 5,000 times, there is another version under the same name which has a million downloads.
The malicious software was first discovered by Twitter user @MujtabaMHaq and later reported by the popular WhatsApp change tracking website, WABetaInfo.






Mᵁᴶᵀᴬᴮᴬ Mᴬᴺˢᴼᴼᴿ @MujtabaMHaq
@WABetaInfo @WhatsApp before official original app, there's a copycat app has been launched on @GooglePlay Store

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