The Facebook social media network is being used by cybercriminals and scammers to share Facebook video scams like the “Poor Girl Forced by School Friends and She Commit Suicide” scam which has been luring unaware users to malicious sites for various months.
The “Poor Girl Forced by School Friends and She Commit Suicide” Facebook video scam has been crafted by the scammers to infect unaware people with malicious codes which will generate an online revenue for the hackers. It is very important to understand that hackers and cybercriminals will try each possible method to infect unaware users, and in this case, they have selected the Facebook video scam method to lure unaware users.
The “Poor Girl Forced by School Friends and She Commit Suicide” Facebook video scam claims that it holds footage of an girl which is attack on school, but the real idea behind the Facebook video scam is to infect unaware internet users, so the hackers will state anything in their malicious websites and scams to lure the unaware users to the malicious environments.
Facebook scam: Poor Girl Forced by School Friends and She Commit Suicide
The “Poor Girl Forced by School Friends and She Commit Suicide” uses a picture which clearly shows two males and one female. The hackers have used an “eye catching” title to gain the attention of Facebook users.
How does it work
The Facebook video scam works in the following order:
- The scammers create the malicious environment which will host the scam
- The scammers will create a fake picture or post which will attract a lot of people to the malicious environment
- The malicious environment is loaded with unwanted codes which perform actions on unsecure devices
- The hackers and scammers enjoy the data which is provided via the unsecure devices
- The scammers and hackers continue this process by building multiple scams
How does it spread
The scammers and hackers often load the malicious websites with click-farming techniques and methods.
This means that the malicious websites, demands the user to:
- Enter a survey
- Proof that they are 18+
- Download an codec
- Share the page to their social media network
How can I stop it
If you see the “Poor Girl Forced by School Friends and She Commit Suicide” scam being shared on your Facebook environment or if it is simply another scam, then make sure that you report the scam with the Facebook report option, the next step is to inform the user in PRIVATE that they are sharing a malicious scam or video, and that it is wise to take it offline before it infect other people.