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?rihanna Dead After Being Raped 2014? Is A Facebook Survey Scam; Singer Hasn?t Died

The thumbnail image used in the scam was a photo taken of Rihanna after she was assaulted by singer Chris Brown in 2009. For instance, many such scams have tricked users into handing over their mobile phone numbers, which are then signed up for premium rate services, says Graham Cluley, a security expert . Victims are also typically duped into sharing the link to the scam to blog url their Facebook friends and family, before realizing that there is no truth to the report. Some versions of the scam could also attempt to fool users into hyperlink installing a rogue Facebook app or malicious browser plugins. According to Hoax-Slayer, theres been more than a few Rihanna death hoaxes circulated online over the years. It is important that you check with a reputable news source before forwarding any message that claims that a celebrity has died. If true, such deaths are always extensively reported by the mainstream media. And, if such a death message comes your way, do not follow any links in the message, at least until you have confirmed that the death claims are true, the website advises.
Full story: http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/468898-rihanna-found-dead-after-being-raped-2014-is-a-facebook-survey-scam/

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