Experts warned about the wave of Internet fraud with mobile applications: users of WhatsApp messenger propose to disable the indicator read messages.
New feature – indicator reading messages (double blue tick) – appeared in WhatsApp in November. One gray check mark indicates that the message came to the messenger server, dual gray – on a mobile device, dual blue – the chat window is opened by the user. Not all users have approved the innovation, but at the moment to get rid of it is impossible.
The dissatisfaction of the users of the most popular in the world of instant messenger (600 million subscribers by the beginning of September 2014) benefited from the Scam. They are spreading in Facebook, Twitter and other social media posts with the suggestion to disable the indicator reading. For this you need to go on the short link and follow instructions.
One of the links found by experts, redirects users to a web page with a form to enter a mobile phone number. Leaving his room attackers, the user does not get rid of the indicator in WhatsApp, but will subscribe to expensive SMS services. Such links can also lead to phishing sites and sites with malware.