Fake Netflix on Google Play Spreads Malware Via WhatsApp

April 07, 2021

Malware disguised as a Netflix app, lurking on the Google Play store, spread through WhatsApp messages, researchers have discovered. The malware masqueraded as an app called “FlixOnline,”

It is advertised via WhatsApp messages promising “2 Months of Netflix Premium Free Anywhere in the World for 60 days.” But once installed, the malware sets about stealing data and credentials.

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