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Feb 19 2012   6:03AM GMT

Beware Whitney Houston autopsy links on Facebook

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun

It isn’t true, folks. Yes, Whitney Houston died; no, there isn’t a video of her autopsy available. It’s a scam, typical of other “disaster news” scams that seem to pop up around other shocking news events.

The video will appear as a status update with text similar to this:

– Whitney Houstons autopsy reveals a shocking secret that explains her death.


Breaking News: Coroners autopsy reports reveals a dark past and secret life which tragically led to Whitney Houstons death.

Here’s a screen shot courtesy of Sophos:

Do NOT fall for this scam. It will take you to a fake YouTube screen that says you need an update. You don’t. The “update” is malware.

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