YouTube’s Open Fake Animal Sex Video Codec Campaign

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TOKYO (MacHouse) – Career spammers often use YouTube, a popular video-sharing website, to send Internet users to their sponsors’ websites. Yesterday, we reported that an organized cyber criminal group circulated at least one spam comment around blogs and forums worldwide to send Internet users to a particular spam profile created YouTube.





YouTube animal sex myprivatetube09.com PrivateTube
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  YouTube animal sex myprivatetube09.com PrivateTube
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  YouTube animal sex myprivatetube09.com PrivateTube
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Shown in Screenshot 01-3 are spam profiles found at YouTube. All three spam profiles and more contain a link to the exactly same URL, which is http://myprivatetube09.com/zoo/19/1635/. Clicking on it, Internet users will be directed to the same fake codec website we introduced yesterday. It’s the same website that distributes a file named wmcodec_update.exe. And even the Mac version of Norton AntiVirus detects a computer virus, which Symantec calls Trojan.Dropper. (See Screenshots 04-6.)  





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  YouTube animal sex myprivatetube09.com PrivateTube
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  YouTube animal sex myprivatetube09.com PrivateTube
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The following is a short list of similar animal sex profiles created at YouTube. According to the video-sharing website, these spam profiles were all created on March 6, 2009.






http://www.youtube.com/sexzooxxxvideo
http://www.youtube.com/sexzooxxx
http://www.youtube.com/freezoosexmovies
http://www.youtube.com/freezoosexmovie
http://www.youtube.com/zoosexmovies
http://www.youtube.com/freezoosexvideo
http://www.youtube.com/freezoosexvideos
http://www.youtube.com/zoosexmovie
http://www.youtube.com/zoosexvideos
http://www.youtube.com/zoosexsex






It doesn’t take one a Master’s degree in computer science to find these junk profiles at YouTube. If we can find them so easily, YouTube administrators should have no trouble finding them, either. Of course, it’s only the matter of willingness. We suppose that they would rather allocate the same amount of time to increasing traffic and making money. That’s what its parent company Google is good at – offering free services and making innocent Internet users report abuse instead of doing it for themselves. What a rotten corporate culture, huh!?






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