Whatsapp Fake app found on Google Play Store, Do you have installed correct version of Whatsapp on your phone?
Whatsapp Fake app found
Whtsapp reached 1 Billion Downloaded. Now 70-80% people are using whatsapp for their communication. But there is one bad news for whtsapp users. Just go and check that which whatstapp version you are using because Whatsapp Fake app found on Google Play Store.
A fake and possibly malicious version of Facebook-owned WhatsApp was found installed on Google Play Store as “Update WhatsApp Messenger” with developer name as ‘WhatsApp Inc*’. You guys will not believe that When IANS checked it on the Play Store, we found the app has been downloaded up to 5,000 times and there is another version found in suggestion section and it has million downloaded users. As you know that original Whtsapp has 1 Billion Download users.
The existence of the shady software was first highlighted by the popular WhatsApp change tracking website WABetaInfo, via Twitter user @MujtabaMHaq, IB Times reported late on Thursday.
The app concealed its presence on devices by creating a blank icon, so that it couldn’t be seen in the Apps screen after being installed.
WhatsApp was going down for users worldwide for about this issue on Friday (5th Nov 2017), with people complaining of issues with accessing its services. Some users caught Twitter to highlight problems with the messaging app. The Facebook-owned company later released a statement saying issue has been fixed, and apologized for any inconvenience.
According to the report, a Fake version of popular mobile game Temple Run 2 can also be found which was uploaded in October. The software posing as WhatsApp Business already have several users complaining about it in comments section.
So, Android users are advised to check apps carefully before installing them, including reading user reviews. However, in this case the bogus WhatsApp app had a four-star rating and over 6,000 reviews. Before installing any game or any App, Just check it whether its original version or fake version.