There are two scams flying around the internet, one on Facebook and the other is a variation on email scams, designed to hack.
Girl Killed Herself on Halloween After Dad Posted This on Her Wall – The scam link shows this picture.
This is just a rerun by scammers of the past which as usual is spreading deathly fast! Excuse the pun! It actually has the cheek to ask you to share and recommend it before you’ve even been taken to the link to see if it is real.
As usual this doesn’t take you to a video or even an update but to a online survey. I’d like to say luckily enough as who really wants to see whatever that content is. The picture is gruesomeness people!
Twitter email scams
We have seen and are getting other reports of various scams being sent via email – pretending to be a notification from Twitter.com.
The message either says,
- You have been banned or blocked on Twitter (I got this one – Funny as I was already logged in when I received it)
- You have an unread direct message
- You have 1 unread message
- You have changed your email address
Or something similar – of course this is designed to make you curious to think what you have missed or done and so you click the link.
The best thing to do, is not use notifications but to just log into twitter the normal way and see if this is in fact true.
Also I am going to add once more – please do not click messages in your DM folder that say something like
- Have you seen this bad blog about you
- There is a rumor/bad blog going around about you(link) might want to check it out…
- Is this picture of you
- Have you seen this video
Okay, I just felt that might need saying again, as I we are seeing many people getting caught by these DM’s again.
Hope this helps,