WhatsApp Account Will Expire Soon Scam and Website www.wspp .im
Jun 25, 2014
December 07, 2013 9:39 AM
The text message or SMS below: "Your WhatsApp account (614########) will expire soon. Would you like a free one-year WhatsApp membership?” is a scam. The text message contains a link that goes to the website www.wspp .im, which asks for your telephone number, and keeps doing so, even though you have entered a correct phone number. Whatever you do, please do not follow the instructions in this text message or on the website.
Here is a copy of the Text Message (SMS)
Your WhatsApp account (614########) will expire soon.
Would you like a free one-year WhatsApp membership?
Can't click on the link?
Click on the "Add" button on upper-right corner. Then click on "Create New Contact". Type "WhatsApp" as user name and save.
Close WhatsApp completely and restart. Open the message and click on the link!
The text message above came from the telephone number 669-1784-4933.
This how the website www.wspp.im/ looks
You haven't enter your phone number!
Type the exact URL you have got with the message.
Add your phone number to the end of the URL:
Ex. ( 61xxxxxxxxx )
The antivirus software maker AutoShun, classifies this website as suspicious.
The website www.wspp .im, is not associated with WhatsApp and only collects telephone numbers, which the cybercriminals behind it will use to scam the holders of these numbers.