Be aware of the Missile Fired from Pro-Russian Militants to Malaysian Airliner MH-17 scam which is currently being shared on Facebook.
The hoax has been initiated by scammers to lure unaware users to malicious websites which will infect the users.
The Missile Fired from Pro-Russian Militants to Malaysian Airliner MH-17 hoax has been released on Facebook, after the MH-17 accident had taken place. The hoax is similar to the hoaxes which used the MH370 crash to infect unaware people with malware.
The scammers behind the Missile Fired from Pro-Russian Militants to Malaysian Airliner MH-17 hoax are using the Facebook template to lure unaware users to their malicious websites.
Please be aware that the hoax will try to infect unaware users. There is no actual footage which shows the attack on the MH17 flight.
Scammers are abusing this fact, various Facebook pages are sharing malicious websites which claim to have the official MH17 crash footage.
If you take a look at the video below, you will see how a plane crashes. This video is being used by scammers to infect unaware people with malicious files.
The scammers have crafted a fake website, which looks like Facebook. The fake Facebook page tries to lure the unaware users to the malicious video. Once the user clicks on the ‘play button’ they will be redirected to another page which will try to serve them malware. The victims are also demanded to share the malicious page on their Facebook timeline. If they do not do this, they will not be ‘allowed’ to watch the video.
Hackers and cybercriminals will keep launching fake schemes as they provide a solid revenue for the hackers or cybercriminals. These hoaxes reach a lot of people and the hackers often post various schemes at once. This is possible, as they use a clickfarming generator for this.
We strongly urge everyone to take a look at these 100 security tips, use the social media guide to secure your social media accounts. If you are the owner of a company, or do you manage security people? Then ask them these 100 security questions. Take a look at this massive list of Facebook schemes, and stay aware!