Internet scam: Invite friends to activate Whatsapp Calling

Scammers on the internet are playing in on the Whatsapp update which allows Whatsapp users to perform calling conversations over Whatsapp. The scammers have trying to lure unaware internet users by sending them messages that they have been selected to participate in the Whatsapp calling function.

Scam

The scammers demands that the user needs to visit the hxxp:///newwhatsappcall.com website, which is loaded with malicious codes.

WHATSAPP CALLING SCAM
WHATSAPP CALLING SCAM

The malicious website holds the following scam message

Congratulations!! You’ve been invited to try Whatsapp Calling!
Invite Your 10 Active Whatsapp Friends or groups to Activate Whatsapp Calling

As soon as you click on “Invite Now”, your whatsapp will open and you can send invitation to any of your friends or groups