Be aware of the ‘Watch Anne Curtis stung by Jellyfish’ Facebook scam. This scam is trying to lure unaware users to a malicious website which claims to have the Anne Curtis Stung by Jellyfish footage.
The scam uses the Anne Curtis JellyFish incident to collect shares and likes for a specific website titled newtrendlink.com.
Once the user lands on the malicious website, they will be forced to like a specific Facebook page.
If you do not share the page immediatly, they will force the user to wait 5 minutes before they can view the page.
Once the lock has been cleared, the victim will try to play the video. Once the user clicks on the play video, they will be forced to share the page again.
Once the user has shared the page, they will get the following page.
The ads are often loaded with malware which will enable the hacker to control the infected machine. The surveys are used by the hackers to generate a solid online revenue. This revenue will be used to craft new scams and hoaxes.
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