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DALLAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – It may look like breaking news about Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 – but following these links could lead you to trouble.

You can’t help but notice the flashy posts on Facebook, Twitter and in your email. They tend to look like this: “Video of Malaysia MH370 Plane Found in Bermuda Triangle. Passengers alive.” Another version promises “[NEWS FLASH] Missing Plane Has Been Found!

Jeannette Kopko with the Dallas Better Business Bureau says if you click on it, you’re really downloading malware. And not only that – but your personal information could be stolen.

Kopko says you can hover over a link to find out where what website it will actually take you to.

And remember – if you spot a scam you can also report it to Facebook or Twitter.

For more information about this scam and others, you can check with the Better Business Bureau.

Online: Better Business Bureau ‘Fake Malaysian Airlines scams’

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