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Malware disguised as TikTok-alternative being circulated via WhatsApp

Firstpost | 23/07/2020 10:02 PM | Click to read full article

Following the ban of 59 apps, including the popular app TikTok, scammers have found a new way to introduce malware into devices. Once you install the app, it asks permission to access the SMS and contacts on your device.

"The malware steals the affected users' information and sends a text with the malicious link to all numbers in the affected users' contact book."