There are various videos circulating the internet about a tragic motorcycle accident. Cybercriminals have decided to use tha video of the motorcycle accident to install malicious applications on their victims computers.
The website which is hosting the motorcycle accident video is a malicious website which demands the unaware users to share the worst world motorcycle accident video on Facebook first.
Once the website has been shared on the victims Facebook timeline the cybercriminal will load a script on the website which will redirect the victim to another malicious website which will serve a survey or a malicious application which needs to be installed on the victims computer.
Once the victim has installed the malicious application the cybercriminal will be able to control the infected computer. Once in control the cybercriminal will have access to:
- Personal information
- Financial information
- Friends and Networks
So please be aware of the malicious videos which are spreading on Facebook and the internet. Hackers and cybercriminals will use various schemes and videos to lure unaware users to malicious websites.