5 Tips to Avoid Bin Laden Scams

After Osama bin Laden’s Death a flurry of internet scams hit the internet. Most notably scam emails with links to pictures, videos and phony Facebook messages with links to videos that don’t exist.

When clicking these links your PC can be infected with a RAT which is a remote access Trojan and all your information may end up in the hands of a criminal.

Bottom Line: Be wary of any unsolicited messages that claim to have news on bin Laden, and never click on links or attachments included in these messages.

Tips to Avoid Becoming a Victim:

1)    Never download or click anything from an unknown source. If you really think your friend is sending you a video clip, double-check with the friend to be sure before you click on the link.

2)    Before clicking on any links related to the news, check to see that the address is going…

Read the full article at mcafee.com



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