Scarcely had the dust settled from yesterday’s takedown of Megaupload by the federal government before scammers decided to start getting in on the action. Among the flood of reactions on Twitter and elsewhere to the Megaupload’s closure have been several posts claiming that Megaupload is back up and running at a new address. At present there are no legitimate mirrors for Megaupload, which means that these supposed mirrors are scams.
Here are a few tweets claiming to offer links to a revived Megaupload. It probably goes without saying, but check out the actual sites at your own risk:
#Megaupload is back up & gradually rebuilding site megavideo.bz . #OpMegauploadBREAKING: Internet’s largest file-sharing sites,
#MEGAUPLOAD SITE // http://t.co/uh0iMIm4MEGAUPLOAD IS BACK, NEW
@anondaily: ✹BREAKING✹ ✹BREAKING✹ – MEGAUPLOAD IS BACK, NEW #MEGAUPLOAD SITE – http://t.co/LxUNzZX5 #opmegaupload…TUBAZO!!!!RT