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YouTube ads spread banking malware

Security researchers at Bromium have discovered that hackers were spreading malware onto computers while unsuspecting users were watching YouTube videos.

The drive-by-download attack was distributed via adverts shown on the YouTube website, and used an exploit kit to infect Windows PCs with a version of the Caphaw banking Trojan.


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Google fights back against the fake YouTube view industry

Next time you check out the popular videos on YouTube, should you be wondering if they are *really* popular… or if someone has paid money to artificially boost their apparent number of views?


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YouTube comment spam on the rise. Google tries to fight back

YouTube has never been home to high quality debate and quality conversations in its comments section.

But Google’s latest changes to the system seem to have brought a new wave of spam and malicious links.


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Facebook – Beheading videos are OK, but naked female breasts are not?!

Facebook believes, after implementing a temporary ban, that it’s okay for videos of people being beheaded to be posted and shared on its network.


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Facebook’s hot body dance videos lead to malware

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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