How Malware is invading YouTube

While researching several codec type sites I happened to notice several links to YouTube for these sites

Although the video itself is safe to view … notice the highlighted link to “view the full video” …

These are teaser videos to get you to click the link … and you guessed it = infected …


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Notice the message embedded in the teaser video … yeah right … “playofsex. com” redirects to “uporntube2009. com”

There are several other sites related to the above … all are to be avoided …

Google Diagnostic report for uporntube2009.com
Of the 52 pages we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 41 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent.

Google Diagnostic report for porntubenew.com
97 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent.

Google Diagnostic report for porn-tube09.com
22 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent.

Google Diagnostic report for tubeporn08.com
15 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent.

Google Diagnostic report for tubeporn09.com
20 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent.

Google Diagnostic report for xxxporn-tube.com
75 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent.

All of the above are hosted at Worldstream:

Hopefully Google/YouTube can find a way to keep these culprits from increasing this trend … although you would think that Google would be able to cross-reference their own Diagnostic reports against submitted videos and links …



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