Sophos alerts of a new malicious link circulating the social network , cybercriminals have made the link looks like a new video for Whitney Huston, this way to attract Facebook users and have more clicks especially that death of the star is the current hottest topic on internet.
The message shared on Facebook looks as follows:
- Whitney Houstons autopsy reveals a shocking secret that explains her death.
Breaking News: Coroners autopsy reports reveals a dark past and secret life which tragically led to Whitney Houstons death.
By clicking on the link victim will be redirected to a special website looks like Facebook and claim that you cannot display the video as your Adobe Flash player is outdated, here victim will install the update which is a malicious software.
If you are using social networks such as twitter or Facebook try to verify the link where it is leading by pointing your mouse cursor on the link in Facebook or using the long URL functionality to have the full URL Link. Even if the link is shared by your nearest friend it is good to trust but the most important to verify.