A disturbing new trend of inappropriate cartoons specifically designed to entice children to click on dangerous videos is sweeping the internet.
The seemingly-innocent cartoons are uploaded to streaming sites like YouTube, featuring popular kids' characters like Peppa Pig, Spider-Man and Elsa from 'Frozen'.
But the original cartoons have been doctored to include scenes of graphic violence including murder, cannibalism and pornographic acts.
A number of inappropriate videos featuring children's characters have appeared online
The seemingly-innocent videos and cartoons are uploaded to streaming sites like YouTube
'Your child could be viewing the Peppa Pig video which could be a proper video, and in one second they could be watching something completely inappropriate, which they think is the same thing,' cyber expert Ross Bark told A Current Affair.
Because the videos appear in the 'suggested' video column, the cartoons will auto-play after the