Facebook users are being tempted to click on links to what purports to be a video of Osama bin Laden being shot, in the latest in a series of scams exploiting the hot news story of the Al Qaeda leader’s death.
The messages appear as follows:
Watch the Osama Shoot down video
Osama Dead – Censored Video Leaked
Osama is dead, watch this exclusive CNN video which was censored by Obama Administration due to level of violence, a must watch. Leaked by Wikileaks.
Clicking on the link, however, will not instantly show you some sensational footage of US Navy Seals attacking Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan.
Instead, you’re told you will have to take an online survey.
That should be enough to set your alarm bells ringing – as survey scams are a continuing problem on Facebook, earning scammers…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.