How does the new Phone scam warning on Android work?
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The other answer explains everything pretty well.
Just to add my 2 cents, make sure you check which application you have received this notification from?
Is this coming from a newly installed free app ? If this notification is not coming from a very very trusted app on your phone, this might be a scam in itself, it might be asking you to click something to block / blacklist / hide this number and what not!
I have seen this happening before when I was noob and used to consider everything a genuine alert.
In our time, a lot of scammers have divorced on different topics. For example, phone scammers have become very popular. Phone scams are something that can steal your personal data and also money from your mobile account, even if you write just one SMS. You must know how to protect yourself from this, and treat such calls wisely.
I would think about additional cyber protection measures for the smartphone. In addition to scammers who can get hold of your confidential information, you should also be wary of the possibility that one of your friends or relatives (for example, a partner trying to catch you cheating) can easily hack into your account in social networks or messenger (it’s quite popular now to spy for users in WhatsApp, I read about it here https://androidspy-software.com/ , for example) and get full access to your messages, personal correspondence with friends or colleagues, as well as to the history of the message. What is most interesting is that many modern spyware doesn’t require direct contact with your smartphone. That is, someone can access your personal information simply by using modern spyware that doesn’t require special programming or IT skills to use.
Many people have known it through the social networking app yo whatsapp.
Many people have known it through the social networking app yo whatsapp update.