Amy Winehouse death scam now rising through e-mails
The deep and powerful voice in the album “Frank of Amy Winehouse is unforgettable for her fans. Her vocal quality earned her numerous accolades and applauds. You too must have listened and enjoyed her musical rhythms. We all expected a lot more melodious numbers from this vivacious and flourishing singer. But, fate had destined something else for her and by now the world knows about her tragic end. Last week, the singer was found dead in her house in North London, at an early age of just 27 years. But, rather than mourning at the singer’s early demise, malicious minds are all set to cash her death. Though the real cause behind her death is yet to be disclosed, but people seems to have anticipated the cause based upon their individual notions.
Scams assuring confidential and shocking videos started airing on Facebook within an hour of the soul’s demise. The Facebook users are approached with wall posts offering shocking videos that are said to have been shot moments before Amy Winehouse’s death. As you click it, it leads you to various survey scams that collect and sell data for money. The scam spreads further at every individual access. Now, the same fake videos have taken shape and surfacing on the Internet as e-mail attachment. The e-mail is said to have containing a password sealed Zip attachment and instructs you to download it.
This immoral attempt is aimed at infesting your system with a harmful malware, named SpyEye. The notorious SpyEye tracks and captures your activities on e-mail applications, browsers, instant messengers, and more.
So, to offer due respect to the deceased artist and save your computer, make it a point to ignore and remove the e-mails that evolve out of a sudden to mock over somebody’s tragic end. Make sure that your system is equipped with a robust antivirus program that can deal with such harmful threats.