Nicole’s baby kicking video is a Facebook scam

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

A video of baby kicking inside his mother’s pregnant belly is the latest lure being used by Facebook scammers – and judging by the number of readers from Naked Security who have reported it to us, it’s spreading like wildfire.

AWESOME Video “Nicole’s Baby Kicking – The Belly View – Unbelievable”
[LINK] An amazing view of a baby kicking and moving his way out of the belly while at the beach.

There is, indeed, a real YouTube video of a heavily pregnant woman called Nicole, sunbathing on a beach. It was posted in May 2009 and has had over 3.5 million views so far.

The thing is, however, if you really want to watch the video: go to YouTube.

Don’t click on the link being spread across Facebook. Because if you do, you are taken to a third-party website which insists you have to share the link with your Facebook friends before you…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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