An activity aimed at getting users to click on links that actually contained Trojan horse-type viruses.
Madrid (Portaltic/EP). – An email campaign pretending to be WhatsApp used it to send users a backup copy and trick them into downloading malware.
The National Institute of Cyber Security (Incibe) issued a warning about this in a security bulletin, which warned about the existence of “phishing” messages and claimed that “WhatsApp message backup”.
This activity claimed to be from the National Institute of Cyber Security (Incibe) and asked users to click the link for download. It was disguised as a backup of WhatsApp conversation logs and the identity of the messaging app.
Clicking on the link will actually download a Trojan virus to your device. The virus will infect the device with malware if it is executed.
Insibe It advises users who have downloaded and not executed the virus to delete the file. Users should also send the junk mail containing it to the trash bin. You should scan your device with the latest antivirus software if the Trojan was executed.
The company recommends that users avoid clicking on links and downloading files from messages of questionable legality.
You can contact the company through official channels.