Gardai issue warning to WhatsApp users

Nothing will fix it

Justin Kelly

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Offaly gardai issue warning to WhatsApp users

Gardai are advising users of the WhatsApp messaging service not to open or download any messages which they receive with the label “Martineilli”.

According to gardaí, any user who opens such a message may leave their devices vulnerable to being hacked. 

“Nothing will fix it,” they warned.

AMENDED: It's understood this warning may have been given in error by gardai and the message in question is believed to be a hoax.