WhatsApp users have been at the receiving end of cyberattacks which have been increasing day by day. Fraudsters are coming up with unique tricks to steal money from people’s accounts.
The online scams have increased manifold and now WhatsApp users are facing the brunt of it, thanks to increasing popularity. Fraudsters target WhatsApp so that they can reach their massive user base.
Now, the latest scam targeting WhatsApp users has come to the fore. Revealed by Russian security researchers at Kaspersky, this scam is all about package deliveries from companies. The world was forced to go into lockdown in the last two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This resulted in dependency on online deliveries which skyrocketed. Cybercriminals started targeting these online buyers.
The process which scammers follow is that they send WhatsApp messages to users portraying themselves as delivery companies and then they tell the user that a package needs to be…