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December 11, 2022

TikTok Invisible Challenge Unfilter Scam

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TikTok Invisible Challenge Unfilter Scam

A TikTok challenge has been jumped on by cybercriminals, who are taking advantage of its popularity to try to trick people into downloading malware that steals their information.

The Invisible Challenge sees people use a filter to make their body appear see through, leaving just the silhouette visible. Some people are using the filter and then taking their clothes off on screen. They're naked, but the user doesn't see that because they are "invisible".

Naturally, that's left some people wondering if they can remove the filter, after posting, in order to see the person actually naked.

Enter the scammers.

Attackers posted online that they had created an app that was able to remove the invisible body filter. All interested parties need to do is join the Discord server to get the app.

Once they join the Discord server, they are shown videos that supposedly show the results of the filter removing software. However, instead of installing the app, what they actually get is a WASP information stealer, which searches the infected device for passwords, cryptowallets, credit cards, Discord accounts, and any other files that might be interesting, and sends all of it to the attacker.

Then they'll receive a private message from a bot account asking them to give a star to the GitHub repository.

So, whatever you do, don’t follow up on the claims that the invisible filter can be removed.

If you think you've been infected with the information stealer yourself, you should change the passwords that were stored in your browsers.

Also change or add 2 factor authentication to your online accounts wherever you can, and keep an eye on your bank and credit card statements.

If you believe you have been a victim of this type of scam you should promptly report it to the IC3's website at The IC3's complaint database links complaints together to refer them to the appropriate law enforcement agency for case consideration.

Remember - always watch for scams!


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