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Beware of TikTok Pro! Check out why you should not install the fake app TikTok Pro

After the Indian government put a ban on 59 Chinese apps including world famous TikTok , app's India-based alternatives are booming with a fast speed.
However, it has been noticed that TikTok based scams are also rising
While many Indian alternatives to TikTok took this opportunity to rise and shine, scammers have also made the most of the void by creating fake TikTok-like apps.
One of the recent examples of this is a hoax called ‘TikTok Pro’.
As per many reports, scammers are using SMS and phishing attacks to attract users into downloading an app called TikTok Pro.
The scammers are using the ban on the app as an opportunity to populate another possibly malicious app that is being sold off as the successor to the original TikTok.
The SMS and WhatsApp messages received by people claim that the new fake app is the original TikTok, rebranded for India.
“Enjoy Tiktok Videos and also make Create Videos again. Now TikTok is only Available in (TikTok pro) So Download from below,” goes the message.
Text like this extract are often followed by a link to to download the TikTok Pro APK file. Needless to say, visiting the links in any such messages are definitely a bad, risky idea.
However, thanks to some people who actually went ahead and tried the fake application, we know this is definitely a scamming attempt.

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