Scarlett Johansson seems to be one of the victims that are being targeted by celebrity death hoaxes. The scammers and cybercriminals behind the hoaxes are trying to lure unaware Scarlett Johansson fans to malicious websites by claiming that their favorite celebrity has died after being in an accident or something else.
The scammers which are using the name of Scarlett Johansson are mainly after personal information, financial information and access to devices of unaware users. The scammers and cybercriminals are after these things because there is a market on the internet which is interested in these type of information.
The information which is collected from unaware Scarlett Johansson fans is often sold on the darknet in big bulks. Your personal information is worth around 2 dollars on the internet and cybercriminals are buying this information in bulks of 100/1000 pieces and higher.
So please be aware if you see someone sharing the Scarlett Johansson dead hoax, warn them about the dangers and make sure that you report the Scarlett Johansson post on Facebook or Twitter by using the official report option which is provided on the network.
The scammers will often create multiple death hoaxes so they have a higher hit rate, so it is not only Scarlett Johansson which is being targeted by these cybercriminals and scammers.