A lot of these emails and posts are spoofed to appear as if they came from popular news websites like CNN, NBC, Reuters and BBC.
Some of these emails may claim to have videos and images of the Royal Baby on YouTube and other popular video sharing websites. But, these are disguised links that will take you to spam or malicious websites.
Look out for these links on popular social networking websites like Facebook, Twitter and MySpace. These links may also be found on other websites’ forum pages, blogs and in comments.
Most importantly, they may also be found in the search results of popular search engines. If you are searching for the “Royal Baby” using one of the popular search engines, please ensure that you do not visit unknown and untrustworthy websites, which show up in the search results.
So, if you receive any email with appears as if it came from one of the popular news websites, please go directly to that website by typing the name of the website in your web browser address bar, instead of clicking on the link in that email.
Once you are on the website, you can search from within the website.
If you are asked to enter your user name and password, personal information, email address, “Like” or complete a survey in order to view the images or videos of the “Royal Baby”, please do not. These are tricks often used by scammer and spammers to harvest their potential victims’ information that they may use to spam or scam them.