Beware of "WhatsApp Free Ultra-Light Wifi Signal Feature without Internet" Scam
March 10, 2016
WhatsApp users who have received the message below are asked to delete it and are advised not to follow the instructions in it. The message, which claims that WhatsApp users can get free 3G internet wherever they go for their WhatsApp application via a service called "Ultra-Light Wifi," "WhatsApp Free Wifi service" or "Free Wifi Signal," is a scam. Scammers are using the fake message or service to trick WhatsApp users into visiting the fraudulent website: "www.freee-whatsapp .cf," where they will be asked to invite 15 friends and complete surveys in order to get the so-called WhatsApp Free Wifi Signal. But, it doesn't matter how much friends WhatsApp users invite or how many surveys they complete, they will never receive the Ultra-Light Wifi service or WhatsApp Free Wifi Signal, because such service doesn't exist.
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The Bogus WhatsApp Free Wifi, Ultra-Light Wifi or Free Wifi Signal Message
WhatsApp Free Wifi
Now, You can do Whatsapp Without Internet From Today. Whatsapp launches Ultra-Light Wifi Feature to Enjoy Free 3G Internet
wherever you go for whatsapp application, Click On Below Link to Activate Now
The bogus WhatsApp Free Wifi, Ultra-Light Wifi or Free Wifi Signal message has a link that will take potential victims to the fraudulent website: “www.freee-whatsapp .cf,” where they will be asked to invite their friends.
The Instructions on the Fraudulent WhatsApp Website
Congratulations, your device supports the Ultra-Light Wifi
Invite Your 15 friends to get Free Wifi Signal
Whatsapp color will turns into blue when the service is activated
Service will be activated when we receive 15 friends requests
But, WhatsApp users who invite their friends are only helping to spread the scam to other WhatsApp users, and those who complete the surveys are being be tricked into sending their personal information to spammers and rogue online marketers, who will start sending them spam or unsolicited email messages. Also, potential victims who complete the surveys may also be tricked into registering for premium phone services and downloading malicious apps.
Remember, scammers will create other fake WhatsApp websites, so WhatsApp users should look out for similar scams on other websites. And, WhatsApp users should always go to blog.whatsapp.com to confirm the authenticity of a message that is related to WhatsApp, before following any instruction in it.
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