WhatsApp alert: 'Your phone can be hacked in 10 seconds'

"Do not open the link as it hacks your phone in 10 seconds & it cannot be stopped in any way," NITB warns WhatsApp users

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National Information Technology Board has warned WhatsApp users of a new hack doing arounds on the messaging app. 

"A malicious video named Argentina is circulating on WhatsApp that shows COVID-19 curve is flattening in Argentina," the board warned in a tweet. "Do not open the link as it hacks your phone in 10 seconds and it cannot be stopped in anyway."

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