Eye! You could be using a fake WhatsApp download

One million people have downloaded the fake version.

The Hacker News blog has reported on a fake WhatsApp application called Update WhatsApp Messenger and has already caused raging on various Android mobile phones.

According to the blog, cyber attackers use screenshots of the original WhasApp and even claim that it is developed by WhatsApp Inc.The fake version, that reached one million downloads, has already been removed from the Google store for Android system.

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How do you know if you downloaded the fake version?

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According to several users, who reported the situation through the Reddit platform, the easiest way to identify this version is by the abundance of advertisements that appear when the application is opened or when sending a message.