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March 05, 2010

Phony YouTube Malware Lure

Look out folks, especially Windows users. A message claiming to originate from YouTube has an unwanted surprise.

The message Subject: line is:

Subject: YouTube Open the WORLD for you.

The body of the message consists of one publicly hosted image snapshot of a YouTube home page:

Phony YouTube image

If you click anywhere on the image, you may download a malware file (.scr extension) from a hijacked web site.

Danger, Will Robinson!!

Posted on March 05, 2010 at 12:44 PM