Mumbai: Being one of the most popular online messaging platforms, WhatsApp Messenger remains a target of hoax and tricks of notorious hackers. After the recent ‘WhatsApp without internet’ hoax, the latest is the ‘WhatsApp Gold’.
Lately, WhatsApp users have been receiving a message, which is purportedly is an invite to upgrade WhatsApp to the Gold version. The message reads as follows:
“Hey Finally Secret Whatsapp golden version has been leaked, This version is used only by big celebrities.”Now we can use it too ,WhatsApp Gold Contains many advanced features like WhatsApp Video calling , Delete the messages you sent by mistake , Send more than 100 pics at once ,Free calling ,Change WhatsApp themes and tons of great features. This WhatsApp gold can be activated only Via Invites and I am inviting you. Once you activate this WhatsApp gold , your green icon will change to gold and you can enjoy all features 100% safely. Activate WhatsApp Gold with one click at https://www.goldenversion.com/”
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However, beware as this message is a hoax and is not an official upgrade from WhatsApp. On clicking the link, the user is taken to a page, which is currently reflecting a 404 error. This could be a trap of hackers to retrieve users’ personal information.