This WhatsApp mod will infect your Android phone — what to do

Be very careful about installing a WhatsApp mod on your Android phone — it may contain malware.

Kaspersky reported in a blog post yesterday (Aug. 24) that a certain version of a WhatsApp mod called FMWhatsapp contains malware that itself downloads and installs even worse malware. This includes the notoriously difficult-to-remove xHelper Trojan.