WhatsApp will detect suspicious links


To prevent spam, viruses and scams, WhatsApp is working on a new feature to detect suspicious links and warn users to ensure security on the platform.

The function is called suspicious link detection (Suspicious link discovery in Spanish) and has been detected by the WABetaInfo team. The specialized portal notes that WHATSAPP has been working on the feature from the beta version of Android 2.18.04, and has been adding improvements in the following updates (the current beta is the 2.18.06).

At the moment, the function has not been implemented in the stable version by motive that makes this feature is to analyze the links of the chat to see if they are trustworthy or if on the contrary they can direct to a fake site or malicious of development, since still they are necessary other Improvements before you can enable it.