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Cyber Authority Warns Israelis of Widely Distributed WhatsApp Message Hack

According to Israel, the malicious messages originated from several countries and led to a request for personal details.

The National Cyber Directorate warned Israelis on Wednesday of a widely distributed WhatsApp message that appeared to be a phishing attempt.

The messages included a link to join a group on the messaging app that claimed to offer stock market tips. Several messages with similar content — in both English and Hebrew — all contained a link to join the group, Channel 12 news reported.

The network said that according to the cyber authority, the malicious messages originated from several countries and led to a request for personal details.

Read more at The Times of Israel

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