Beware of YouTube look-alikes

Following up on an email tip from John who states “while reading comments on digg.com i came across this site
Well sure enough it looks like Digg is the latest recipient of malicious Spamdexing



Although the text states “Real video on YouTube” … look closely at the link … which is not YouTube but clearly geared towards users who click too quickly and then end up infecting themselves …



How many times have we seen this bogus prompt? … however it seems that still too many people fall for these tactics and end up with a Codec/Zlob infection … think about it, if so many people wouldn’t fall for this, all these type sites would give up and try another method …



Notice the last entry is “0” bytes … my AV (NOD32 v3) sniffed this out and blocked the download = “Win32/Statik



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