Viruses spread using fake YouTube link

Some sophisticated surfers could get taken in by a sneaky new attack in which criminals create fake YouTube pages — dead-on replicas of the real site — to push their malicious software and make it look like it’s safe stuff coming from a trusted source.

Yahoo! News

It’s not actually a new tactics. Telltale signs that it’s a fake:

  1. The Web browser won’t show the real YouTube’s Internet address.
  2. To even see the malicious page, you have to first follow a link that’s sent to you.

Well you should know by now that you should never click on a link send to your e-mail you didn’t request.


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