Facebook Video Scam - "R.i.P Miley Cyrus (1992-2014)"
Nov 5, 2014
The Facebook video scam and hoax: "R.i.P Miley Cyrus (1992-2014)," will take Facebook users to a fake Facebook website, in an attempt to trick them into sharing it or completing surveys, by claiming that they watch a video footage of Miley Cyrus lying dead next to some pills. But, Miley Cyrus IS NOT dead and there is no other video of Miley Cryus on the fake website.
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Cybercriminals are continuously sending out different Facebook video scams, so please do not complete surveys, share or "like" a website in order to view a video.
The Facebook Video Scam: R.i.P Miley Cyrus (1992-2014)
R.i.P Miley Cyrus (1992-2014)
Singer Miley Cyrus found 48 minutes ago....
Watch the trending Video today!
If you click on this Facebook post (DO NOT), you will be taken to the malicious and fake Facebook website www.watchwhatyoudo.info and ask to share the video or complete surveys before you can view it.
The scammers or cybercriminals behind this scam will change the website names and images, so watch out for similar scams with different website names and images.
Once on the website, the victim will be asked to complete surveys or share the same website before he/she can view the video.
Now, sharing this web page will only help spread this scam to other Facebook users. And, completing the surveys will only generate revenue for the cybercriminals behind this scam.
The victim on the other hand, will not be able to view the video that they were promised, because it doesn't exist.
If you have shared this scam, remove the share Facebook post from your Timeline or Wall, because this will help stop the spreading of this scam.
If you are asked to share, "like”, complete surveys in order to view a video, picture or other content, is the first sign that you are being tricked or scammed. You do not need to do any of these things in order to view any content on Facebook and the rest of the internet.
This Facebook scam is similar to the following:
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