The Facebook video ‘World’s Largest Snake Found in Brazil‘ is a malicious scheme, which has been uploaded by cybercriminals and hackers. The cybercriminals behind the ‘World’s Largest Snake Found in Brazil’ video are luring unaware users to a malicious website which will demand them to share the malicious website on their social media accounts.
Once the unaware users share the ‘Snake Found in Brazil’ website on their social media timeline, they will be redirected to another malicious website which will try to serve them a malicious application or survey.
These malicious schemes are spreading in a very fast rate.
The schemes are made in such a way, that it will force the unaware user to share the malicious website.
The cybercriminals behind the schemes, will use various methods to infect their unaware visitors:
Once the user has shared the malicious page, they will be redirected to a malicious website which will try to install a malicious application. The users are informed that they need to ‘update their Flash Player’. Once the user installs the malicious file, the user will be infected.
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