Beware of the Delhi Zoo Video Facebook Scam!

Delhi zoo witnessed a tragic incident on Tuesday where a youth was mauled to death by a white tiger. Videos of the incident captured by onlookers have gone viral on the Internet. And as always, Internet crooks have started making good use of this incident to scam social media users, especially those on Facebook.

White Tiger Mauls Youth to death at Delhi Zoo video
 

Reportedly, the deceased fell into the enclosure of the tiger at the Delhi zoo. Till now, two videos have been released on the Internet where the tiger is seen pawing at the 20-year-old man and after about 15 minutes dragging him away into a corner of the enclosure.

While these videos are genuine, we came across a few posts on Facebook that claim to show actual footage of the incident. These videos were titled “What had actually happened at the Delhi zoo?”, “See what the news channels are not showing you!”, etc.

Using a test account, we clicked one of these posts to see if they are genuine or not. We were taken to a fake Facebook page, where we were asked to share the video before watching it. Once we did that, we were asked to fill a survey form before we could watch the video. Even after filling up the form, we could not find any video whatsoever.

So, to cut a long story short, if you come across any social media posts or links related to the Delhi zoo incident, verify the website and the source where the video is hosted. Clicking such posts might redirect you to a fake site or drop a malware on your system. You can trust websites of popular news channels, but beware of any random posts even if they have been shared by your friend. Exercise the same practice before sharing any such posts or liking them.

Rajiv Singha

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vignana bharathi high school
vignana bharathi high school
6 years ago

Thank you quick heal to telling news.

Sudhanshu
Sudhanshu
6 years ago

Thanks For Providing this news.

Dr Shekhar
Dr Shekhar
6 years ago

Thanx for the warning ! can you make it a few line warninig which canbe shared on face book in groups

regards

ATISH
ATISH
6 years ago

thanks

Rio Fernandes
Rio Fernandes
6 years ago

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SANJIB CHAKRABORTY, HALISAHAR. W.B.
SANJIB CHAKRABORTY, HALISAHAR. W.B.
6 years ago

Thanking yo Quick Heal for inform and aware us

Kapil
Kapil
6 years ago

Thanks a lot to aware about such fraudulent

Sanjiv Thakur
Sanjiv Thakur
6 years ago

Thanks for sharing such a valuable information.

abbas
abbas
6 years ago

Thank quick heal

Rahul Singh
Rahul Singh
6 years ago

Thank you for informing.

Pradip Parlikar
Pradip Parlikar
6 years ago

This is not the only video but many more are being circulated/shared on the Face book. Just as the video ask you to share , delete and exit. This is the best policy. It can save the netizens from malware attacks and also possible criminal proceedings for sharing it.

Pathik
Pathik
6 years ago

thanks for sharing

Anuraag
Anuraag
6 years ago

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Sandeep
Sandeep
6 years ago

Thank You Quick Heal for giving the news to the public .

Vinayak Dikshit
Vinayak Dikshit
6 years ago

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Kuldeep Ganjoo
Kuldeep Ganjoo
6 years ago

Thank you Quick Heal for the valuable information. You always helps users to stay away from viruses and malwares.

Sangeet
Sangeet
6 years ago

Thank u so much for alerting us Quick heal. I had thought the same thing, when I came across this piece of video 🙂

Srijit
Srijit
6 years ago

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R Manohar
R Manohar
6 years ago

Thank you quick heal to telling news.

Akshay Chaturvedi
Akshay Chaturvedi
6 years ago

Thanks Quick heal for the post any body can be fooled with this video

Subodh Pandey
Subodh Pandey
6 years ago

Thanksfor making us beware of such thugs.

Saurav Gupta
Saurav Gupta
6 years ago

It will be a good informarion to protect our system from malware while we are using internet and surf such sites.

Thanks to you

vibhav singla
vibhav singla
6 years ago

Thanks Quick Heal for givin
g the news about facebook scam

haniya
haniya
6 years ago

thanx for the concern!

Ishit Gandhi
Ishit Gandhi
6 years ago

Quickheal should work faster because this viseo viral on Tuesday.

Xavier biswas
Xavier biswas
6 years ago

Thkns quickheal for this valuable information

hardik desai
hardik desai
6 years ago

such a useful message thnx to QHTS

giri
giri
6 years ago

Thank Q

giri
giri
6 years ago

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Akshay
Akshay
6 years ago

Thank’s to you Quick heal

Purnika
Purnika
6 years ago

Thank u soooo much quick heal.

Dr. Uttiya
Dr. Uttiya
6 years ago

Posting of such a tragic event should be banned.People should learn to behave more responsible way…

NEERAJ KUMAR
NEERAJ KUMAR
6 years ago

THANKS

GOURAV SARKAR
GOURAV SARKAR
6 years ago

thanks

Baljit Balli
Baljit Balli
6 years ago

Thanks for warning.
This is not the first time, such scam is being noticed .Often we noticed an extremely sex exciting picture or some dragon swallowing a women or such startling pictures posing as videos but when you click it ,you are asked to go some other site and share it or ask for such survey.We all should be careful because this is one way of hacking accounts.

Divakar A
Divakar A
6 years ago

Thank u

Roopak Bhattacharya
Roopak Bhattacharya
6 years ago

Yes, you are absolutely right. one such video 5 min 36 secs was posted to my facebook homepage.

krishnendu
krishnendu
6 years ago

thank you so much for sharing this news…I will be careful now…

SANDIP DAS
SANDIP DAS
6 years ago

THANKS ONCE AGAIN QUICK HEAL TEAM

nemi chand
nemi chand
6 years ago
Reply to  SANDIP DAS

Thanks Quick heal for your valuable alert

Charanjit Singh Uppal (Japan)
Charanjit Singh Uppal (Japan)
6 years ago

Thanks Quick heal for your valuable alert

Pastor Vishal
Pastor Vishal
6 years ago

Thanks Sir, for the awarness

Bhumik Mota
Bhumik Mota
6 years ago

This will help a lot to me from fake msgs today onwards.
Thank to quick heal.
Hats off to ur team.

ashish kashyap
ashish kashyap
6 years ago

Thank for information

ashish kashyap
ashish kashyap
6 years ago

Thankfor information to all.

Sanjiv Shukla
Sanjiv Shukla
6 years ago

Thank you so much for the post to know reality.

HARENDRA KUMAR SINGH
HARENDRA KUMAR SINGH
6 years ago

THANKS QUICKHEAL

HARENDRA KUMAR SINGH
HARENDRA KUMAR SINGH
6 years ago

Thanks for warning.
This is not the first time, such scam is being noticed .Often we noticed an extremely sex exciting picture or some dragon swallowing a women or such startling pictures posing as videos but when you click it ,you are asked to go some other site and share it or ask for such survey.We all should be careful because this is one way of hacking accounts.

krishna
krishna
6 years ago

Thank u quick heal

Nandkishor Pawar
Nandkishor Pawar
6 years ago

Thank you … For Providing this news…

G Yadava Reddy
G Yadava Reddy
6 years ago

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dhola
6 years ago

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Atul
Atul
6 years ago

Thanks for giving such a nice information.

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sabyasachi dasgupta
sabyasachi dasgupta
6 years ago

thanks for warning

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