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Author Topic: Vuln. Alert: YouTube Tool Helps Spead Trojans  (Read 1257 times)


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Vuln. Alert: YouTube Tool Helps Spead Trojans
« on: September 14, 2008, 04:59:40 AM »
A new tools helps YouTubers distribute malware.

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Miscreants have created a tool that dumbs down the process of using fake YouTube websites to spread malware.

The YFakeCreator tool allows budding VXers to set up a fake site and configure options such as the properties of a supposed video. Typically users are required to download a fake codec to view content, which is not actually on offer. The codec contains the malware payload which can be anything from adware to a Trojan.

The tool also includes the ability to set-up a fake error message in a bid to disguise any attack.

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