Chatting app WhatsApp is an app used not only in India but all over the world. The app has a huge user base. WhatsApp is very easy to use, which is why this app is installed on every smartphone user's device.

However, it is also a popular platform for hackers. Sometimes WhatsApp users are sent links containing malware from unknown numbers and sometimes calling is resorted to. Recently, WhatsApp users complained about receiving missed calls from international numbers.

Why did WhatsApp users get missed calls from international numbers?
In fact, according to experts, scammers have been using WhatsApp in the past to trap users, however, this time a different pattern was seen from the timing of this scam. The calls to Indian users from international numbers on WhatsApp came at a time when the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India had talked about introducing AI-based filters into the system to block scam callers in the country.

In such a situation, experts believe that seeing that it would be difficult for the scammers to trap the user in the future, they immediately became active, so that the user could be taken into the trap.

Which WhatsApp users are more at risk
Many users get more excited when they see that the caller's number is not from India. The desire and eagerness to talk to the user of another country are seen more in the user knowing less. This is the reason why it becomes even easier for international scammers to spread their net.

How to avoid scammers on WhatsApp?
However, to protect WhatsApp users from such scams, the government is also vigilant and issues notices to companies for this, but catching scammers is a big challenge.

It is difficult to identify a scammer's number and get its information. In such a situation, the user is advised to be careful. WhatsApp users should avoid calls and messages from any unknown number.
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