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    Default Virus message through Whatsapp?

    I got this notification banner from whatsapp: " please launch whatsapp to receive messages". Guessing it's a vrius. Anyone else got this and know what to do?

    I had the app running the background at the time and closed it straight away.
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    Default Re: Virus message through Whatsapp?

    I'm not a huge user of Whatsapp but I do get spam and phishing iMessages all the time. You should dismiss the notification and delete any new unknown messages from Whatsapp.
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    Default Re: Virus message through Whatsapp?

    In all those years I've been on WhatsApp not once I received spam or viruses sent to me.

    That's maybe because I don't give my phone number out to everybody or click on ads.

    Since WhatsApp is not able to send documents and files on and to an iPhone you're save for viruses.

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