Brad Pitt death hoax could open accounts to hackers

Actor Brad Pitt is seen before the Le Mans 24 Hour race at the Circuit de la Sarthe on June 18, 2016 in Le Mans, France.
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Actor Brad Pitt is seen before the Le Mans 24 Hour race at the Circuit de la Sarthe on June 18, 2016 in Le Mans, France.

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Credit: Ker Robertson/Getty Images

You need to be careful what you click on when scanning Facebook.

There's a fake news story, supposedly from Fox News, that claims that Brad Pitt is dead.

But the story isn't true. Pitt is alive and well, and the fake story could open up your accounts to hackers.

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If you click the link, a window opens up, asking you to enter your username and password, CNN Money reported.

Experts say that Facebook users should avoid the site that the post links to, saying that there is code running on the site that includes Chinese comments and that it is "most likely" malicious code.

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