Currently appear on WhatsApp messages that prompt the user system to merge an update. Caution: This is a virus!
the Austrian Security Blog Mimikama reports, the message appears currently reinforcing and with WhatsApp users. After the update, so promises the message, one should be able to see who is currently overshadowed by my friends with others on WhatsApp. Who pushes the button contained in the notification, is asked to forward the update message ten WhatsApp friends. Before you do not get the update. In truth, the virus sent as to other users.
WhatsApp- “Update” paralyzes Smartphone
Who installed the supposed update, experienced a big surprise: The smartphone vibrates until the battery is drained. After that the device switches off – and can no longer be started. Since a hard reset does not help further. Affected are now only Android phones. An iOS variant of the pest has not yet appeared.
Load app updates only from the official store!
Caution: Never store downloaded updates that are offered within an app. Official Updates publish the app developers exclusively through the stores, such as the Google Play Store (Android) or the App Store (iOS). Only there are verified and real updates to download. By the way: Currently there is no solution for mobile phones that have been set by this pest out of action.