Omg The Missing Màlàyslan Plane Reportedly F0und After H0w Many Days -Video Scam
March 17, 2014
The Facebook post below: "OMG! The Missing MÀlÀySlan plane reportedly f0und after h0w many days of search and retrieval operati0ns - WÀtch this Vide0 ..", is a survey and Facebook video scam. This scam will trick you into 'liking', sharing, completing surveys and installing a malicious Facebook application that will send itself to all of your Facebook friends.
Please continue reading below.
There is no video, so do not be tricked into completing the surveys. Cybercriminals 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 Video Scam Facebook Post: Omg! The Missing Màlàyslan Plane Reportedly F0und
OMG! The Missing MÀlÀySlan plane reportedly f0und after h0w many days of search and retrieval operati0ns - WÀtch this Vide0 ..
Breaking News: Missing MÀlÀySlan plane reportedly f0und after h0w many days of search and retrieval
After a week of false leads, U-turns, wild speculation and...
Clicking on the Facebook post will take you to the fake and malicious YouTube video sharing website below:
This website will ask you to complete surveys, share or like it, in order to watch the video. 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. The name of the malicious Facebook application is “The Clear F0otage”.
Easily Delete or Remove Facebook Applications
Also, the same friend that this Facebook post came from probably was tricked into sharing.
Remember, never “like”, share, comment on or install a Facebook application in order to view a video or other content.
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