Keep An Eye Out for Whitney Houston Scams


Whitney Houston was found dead Saturday at a Beverly Hills, California, hotel. The cause of her death is currently unknown and being investigated. Unfortunately, as usual, you should expect Scam Artists to use this sad news as bait to draw individuals into their scams on Facebook and other places around the web. Scammers may try to spread Viruses, fake YouTube Plugins, bogus Adobe Flash Player Updates, Malicious Browser extensions, Rogue Facebook Applications and other Malware using fake videos and news reports as the bait. Avoid questionable search results, videos, links and websites. Only get your news and updates about the story from mainstream media outlets.

**Resources**


Scam Reports

Cybercriminals Leverage Whitney Houston’s Death (02-13-2012)
http://blog.trendmicro.com/cybercriminals-leverage-whitney-houstons-death/

Mainstream Media Outlets (Real Information)

Report: Houston’s Body Was Underwater
http://www.myfoxphilly.com/dpp/news/local_news/report:-houston%E2%80%99s-body-was-underwater

Prescription drugs found in Whitney Houston’s hotel room, report says
http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2012/02/12/whitney-houston-dead-prescription-drugs-drowned-autopsy/

Singer Whitney Houston dies at 48
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/02/11/showbiz/whitney-houston-dead/?hpt=hp_t1

Whitney Houston, Pop Superstar, Dies at 48
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/12/arts/music/whitney-houston-dies.html?

Police: Houston Found Dead in Her Hotel Room
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kLw9tTvcw4&list=UU52X5wxOL_s5yw0dQk7NtgA&index=5&feature=plcp

Fans ‘Speechless’ Over Houston’s Death
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cH0M9pdgdAw&list=UU52X5wxOL_s5yw0dQk7NtgA&index=7&feature=plcp

~Mr. Black Knight

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