Beware fake YouTube video scam

by admin August 28, 2007 at 4:32 pm

Cybercriminals have turned to video-sharing website YouTube in their attempt to infect PCs with a Trojan horse.

Hoax emails claim to point to a YouTube video but actually direct people to a webpage containing a malicious script and a new variation of the Storm worm.

The worm is designed to compromise a PC and turn it into a zombie to spam out junk email or launch distributed denial of service attacks against other computer users.

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