Scam: "Shocking Video - Worlds Largest Snake Found In Brazil"
Jan 4, 2015
December 31, 2013 5:32 AM
The Facebook post below: "SHOCKING VIDEO World’s Largest Snake Found In Brazil," is a survey and Facebook 'like/share’ scam. This scam will trick you into 'liking', sharing and completing surveys, which the cyber-criminals behind it will benefit from. There is no video, so do not be tricked into completing the surveys. Cyber-criminals will use graphic or fake images, which they claim is a video, to trick gullible Facebook users into clicking on, thinking they will be able to view the videos depicted by the images.
The Fake Facebook Post: ‘World’s Largest Snake Found In Brazil!!'
[SHOCKING VIDEO] World's Largest Snake Found In Brazil!!
93% Of People Can't Watch This For More Than 10 Seconds!
[SHOCKING VIDEO] World's Biggest Snake Found In Brazil!
92% Of People Can't Watch This For More Than 13 Seconds!
Clicking on the Facebook post will take you to the malicious website below:
This website will ask you to complete surveys in order to prove that you are at least 18 or ask to share/like. But, this is a trick to get you to complete the surveys that the cybercriminals behind this scam will get paid for or to spread this scam to your Facebook friends.
Remember, there is no video and this is a scam. If this post appears on your Facebook Wall/Timeline, please report it to Facebook and tell your Facebook friends that the post appeared to have been sent from, that their Facebook accounts may have been compromised, or they have a malicious Facebook application installed.
Tell them to click the link below for information on how to remove malicious applications from their Facebook accounts.
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Also, the same friend that this Facebook post came from, probably was tricked into sharing.