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Scammers have slung together a scam designed to trick users into running malware disguised as a "desktop version" of the ultra-popular WhatsApp mobile messaging app. Links promoted through a run of spam emails that began appearing last week actually lead to a banking Trojan rather than a PC version of the mobile-only app, Trend …

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Megaphone

Not to be mistaken for...

...WhatsRemote. Which does allow WhatsApp on the desktop and works pretty damn well.

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Devil

well Facebook needed to get their money back some how

how does WhatsApp make money anyway?

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Profits are for sissies

Money? Such a quaint concept!

My boy, WhatsApp is a post-profit enterprise. They have no intention of ever making any money – in fact their whole business plan was carefully crafted to avoid such a nefarious occurrence.

But receiving money, now that's a completely different proposition, which they approach by building a pretend business that looks like it could turn over a profit eventually, but (such clever chaps!) never does.

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Re: Profits are for sissies

Of course how silly of me how could I think that a cooperation like WhatsApp would actually make money, I deeply apologise

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Joke

WhatsGone

Is gone...

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