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BEWARE of new Facebook Malware Claims, 'Malaysia Plane MH370 Has Been Spotted'

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Hackers are very smart on gaining from every opportunity they get and this time the lost Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 gave them a chance to hijack, not the plane, but you all sitting over their operating your Facebook account and having an eye on every news related to the Mysterious Malaysian plane.
 
Spammers are taking advantage of the lost Malaysian plan and spam spreading malware on the Facebook, abusing the mystery behind the Malaysia airplane MH370 that has gone missing by the time it flew from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
 
 The hackers are redirecting Facebook users to the malicious websites using a fake Facebook post, claims that missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, a Boeing 777-200 aircraft has been found in the Bermuda Triangle with its passengers still alive and invites users to click a link to view breaking news video footage.
 
Title of the fake video: Malaysia Plane MH370 Has Been Spotted Somewhere Near Bermuda Triangle. Shocking Videos Release Today.
 
When the user clicks to watch the video they are prompted with the following message that says the user to share it before start watching:
 
Beware! Such news is not true and there is no such video footage available yet. We advise you to beware of such fake videos and links that are spreading in the wild across the various social media and other sites to abuse your network and system. If you’ve shared or “liked” it, it’s probably best to delete malwarepost from your Facebook wall.
 

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Re: BEWARE of new Facebook Malware Claims, 'Malaysia Plane MH370 Has Been Spotted'

Scammers have no shame - is there any tragedy they won't take advantage of?

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Re: BEWARE of new Facebook Malware Claims, 'Malaysia Plane MH370 Has Been Spotted'

There is nothing that they will not use, and as an admitted Facebook user I can no longer count how many times various friends have become infected due to malicious posts/links/apps.

David, (shorTcircuiT)

      

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Re: BEWARE of new Facebook Malware Claims, 'Malaysia Plane MH370 Has Been Spotted'

I agree David, I see some of my friends on Facebook posting stuff and they have no idea until I tell them they are all fake.

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Re: BEWARE of new Facebook Malware Claims, 'Malaysia Plane MH370 Has Been Spotted'

Indeed, David, as I have oft said here and elsewhere it is scandalous that the morals of a minority (and that is all it is) of the population lead them to stoop so low as to do something like this...with no thought for the potential devastating impact on the relatives of those on board the plane when it went missing.

 

Absolutely shameful...Smiley Sad

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