In the era of smartphones and internet WhatsApp is one of the most popular applications used for online messaging all across the world. You can easily send texts, images, videos, documents, contacts, locations, voice notes very easily to your contacts. WhatsApp even provides features for audio and video calls.
There are many Mod versions of various applications which also includes WhatsApp. However, there is always a risk of using these Mod versions. You can be banned from using WhatsApp due to a policy violation.
Even though WhatsApp is considered to be one of the best application it still lacks in terms of theme, stickers, colors and various other features. There are some really good modified versions of WA out there but you should first be aware of the risks associated with using these Mods.
Risks Related to The Use of WhatsApp Mods
Even though these mods provide some really great features that are not originally available in WP, they are still unsafe to use. Here are some of the risks that are related to the use of WA Mods:
- According to online researchers, the modified versions of WA are more likely to instill Malware and Spyware since there are less secure hosted servers.
- The mod versions are not encrypted due to which your messages can be read by a third party which can put your privacy at risk.
- If you use WhatsApp Plus or GBWhatsApp, it won’t be illegal however you would be going against WA policies which can lead to a permanent ban from using WA again.
- These modified apps ask for permissions that are unnecessary and nothing to do with the working of the app, it can be dangerous if you use your phone for business purpose.