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Lester Coleman is a veteran business journalist based in the United States. He has covered the payments industry for several years and is available for writing assignments.


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WhatsApp Users Targeted By Phishing Scam

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Emails disguised as official WhatsApp messages have been targeting users of the mobile messaging service, according to Comodo Antispam Labs (CASL), which has identified a new malware in the emails. Attackers are sending emails to distribute malware when the user clicks the message, according to CASL’s blog. Rogue email addresses are sending the phony WhatsApp messages. By inspecting the address sending the emails, recipients can see WhatsApp is not real the sender. To distribute the malware, the emails are carrying various subject lines. These include: A short vocal recording was obtained npulf You have obtained a voice notification xgod A sound announcement…

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Lester Coleman

Lester Coleman

Lester Coleman is a veteran business journalist based in the United States. He has covered the payments industry for several years and is available for writing assignments.

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