Karachi: The National Information Technology Board has alerted the users of WhatsApp about a “malicious video”. It had urged people to refrain from opening the link.
A malicious video is circulating on WhatsApp called “Argentina” that hacks your phone in 10 seconds, according to National IT Board’s tweet.
Stay Updated with @NationalITBoard Cyber Alerts | A malicious video named " Argentina" is circulating on WhatsApp that shows how the COVID-19 curve is flattening in Argentina.
Do not open the link as it hacks your phone in 10 seconds & it cannot be stopped in any way. pic.twitter.com/3EnBArmHxT
— National Information Technology Board (@NationalITBoard) January 11, 2021
After your phone is inflicted with the virus it will be difficult to stop it.
So if you get a video showing how the “Covid-19 curve is flattering in Argentina” then you should instantly delete the message and not open it.
Otherwise, it will hack your mobile in just ten seconds.