Beware of "Mitsubishi Mirage 2016" Facebook Like-Farming Scam
December 5, 2016
The Facebook post below, which claims that Mitsubishi is giving away nine 2016 Mitsubishi Mirage to nine random winners on December 25 (Christmas Day), is another Facebook phishing scam. The phishing scam is an attempt to trick Facebook users into liking a Facebook post, by claiming that they have a chance to win one of the so-called cars that is being given away. But, the scam is used to gather up the scammers' potential victims, by getting them to like, share or comment on the fake post or page. Once the scammers have gather up their potential victims, they will start sending them fake friend requests. Once the potential victims have accepted the fake requests, the scammers will start sending them malicious posts with links that download malware that infect their computers with viruses, spyware or ransomware, or links that will take them to fake or phishing websites that will steal their online account credentials and personal information.
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The "Mitsubishi Mirage 2016" Facebook Like-Farming Scam
For the FIRST time in Facebook history we are giving away 9 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 2016 to nine winners that will select on December 25 (Christmas Day) completely at random. Would you like to join the amazing give away for a chance to own a brand new MIRAGE 2016?
Simply follow the steps below to enter the competition.
Step 1) LIKE this page
Step 2) Share on your wall ( Very Important)
Step 3) Comment which color you want.(BLACK, RED, WHITE)View last year winner:
The winners will be messaged on public
Remember, liking or sharing this post or page WILL NOT give you a chance to win a 2016 Mitsubishi Mirage. And, to verify the authenticity of a Mitsubishi promotion, Facebook users may go to their legitimate Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/Mitsubishi
Scammers have created hundreds of these scams to trick Facebook users into 'liking', sharing or commenting on a Facebook page or post, which will help make the page popular. Once the page is popular, these scammers will sell it to online marketers, other scammers or cybercriminals, who may send spam to all the persons who have "liked", shared or commented on the Facebook page or post.
Beware of Facebook pages or posts that ask you to share, like or comment on them, in order to receive some form of prize, offer or gift. If you have already shared, “liked” or commented on this scam, please click here for instructions on how to remove these Facebook actions. This will help stop this scam from spreading to other Facebook users.
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