How Scammers Abuse Baidu Search Results

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How Scammers Abuse Baidu Search Results<p>If you use Skype, recently you may have received Baidu link spam from some of your contacts.</p>

The links look like this:[.]com/link?url=_QIcrpeV-oOPb6HGTgigvW00e0fiBQyFjSui12FrARO#emubahyt=

When you click these links you end up on fake news sites with articles about a new miracle medicine that may help you lose weight or double your IQ.

Here are the typical headlines on those sites:

  • Gwen Stefani Shares Blake Shelton’s Secret To Rapid Weight Loss
  • Stephen Hawking Predicts, “This Pill Will Change Humanity”


This is not a new scam and most people realize that these links are spread through hacked Skype accounts, not from their actual contacts.

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