Resource published Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 07:54AM UTC edited Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 07:54AM UTC
Online Security: Beware new WhatsApp scam offering “free internet without Wi-Fi” Edit Title
It seems that the number of scams spreading through the messaging app WhatsApp keeps on increasing, with deceptive campaigns coming up with with novel ways of luring in victims. Today we will show you a new example of this.
This particular WhatsApp scam promises users a free internet service, without needing to use Wi-Fi. Despite being complete nonsense from a technical point of view, the offer may nevertheless appear tempting to those unaware of the realities. And it’s also selling something pretty amazing …
Imagine being able to navigate with your smartphone wherever you are, without mobile data from your carrier or a Wi-Fi [network.](www.onlineinfoblog.com) Who wouldn’t like that while on holiday abroad? It’s like magic … because it’s not real. Clicking on this scam won’t change that.
As usual, the message spreads via WhatsApp groups or comes from a friend who “recommends” the service – often unaware of it. In this case, you receive a special invitation with a link:
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