Beware! This Facebook Video Calling App Is A Scam [WARNING]

Must Read

Are You A Gaming Geek: ‘Five Commandments’ Before You Buy Video Games Online !

Does your day start with joysticks instead of coffee mugs? Or as a kid your best friends were the...

The Growth of OTT: Blip in the Radar Or a Real Threat to Traditional TV?

People are attached to their smartphones way more than they're to any other gadget. In fact, the average person...

Top Softwares for Business in 2021 That Every Startup Entrepreneur Must Use

In the conditions of the global pandemic and economic crisis, small and medium-sized businesses face different problems and do...

Social Media is slowly becoming the most preferred target for hackers and scammers. More than 1 billion accumulated users over social network websites are constantly witnessing filthy attack from miscreants who always try to take advantage of latest and on-going buzz of social media. Facebook’s video calling feature is the latest one on the row scammers are using to perform illicit activities on social platform.

An application, “illegitimately” available on Facebook known as Video Calling App, is getting circulate among the users and claims to be a “needed install” to active Facebook Video calling feature with your chat.  Since the app is identical to any another legitimate app install, as shown in screen below, user may get easily convinced towards the authenticity of this app.

Though, there is no particular mark while installing this app which can point you to check the authenticity, there are few notable points which can avoid you to be another victim of such scamming attempt. Most important, Video calling facility is Facebook self-launch feature and no third-party application is required to install to activate this.

Advertisements

However, if you fail to find video chat facility with your chatting window, please follow these guidelines which are official steps to active it. Indeed, this will ask you to install a small component but that would not need any special permission, as shown above, to access your personal information.

Apparently, this doesn’t look like very devastating scam as this app will only guide you to a page which leads you to a survey page to generate referral fees for scammers besides posting it on your friends’ wall.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

Book Uber Cabs Via WhatsApp Now: Service In More Cities Soon

After grocery and payments, it's time for Uber cabs on Whatsapp! The digital era has brought us endless advantages...

In-Depth: Dprime

Will ‘TikTok By Microsoft’ Be A Winner?

For the last two years, TikTok has been in the public eye for all sorts of reasons. First, it was the exploded and unparalleled...

Facebook Subscription Model: Looking Beyond Ad Dollars?

Seldom do job listings create a stir this gripping. However, when the job listing in question is a stealth post from Twitter, with a...

Will The Online Food Delivery Market in India End Up Becoming A Two-Horse Race?

It's pretty much evident that the food delivery space in India is all set to get riled up soon enough as one of the...

More Articles Like This