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Tool Creates Phony YouTube Pages to Deliver Malware

In a recent incident of cyber crime, a tool has been used that automatically generates phony YouTube Websites to sell services of cracking passwords and delivering malware.

Ryan Sherstobitoff, Chief Corporate Evangelist of Panda Security, an online security firm, says that PandaLabs has discovered the malevolent tool on underground forums. The tool dubbed YTFakeCreator enables to effortlessly set up a fake YouTube page that secretly installs malware like virus, adware or Trojan onto the computer visiting the malicious page, as reported by CNETNews on September 11, 2008.

Security Specialists at PandaLabs state that when a surfer visits the fake YouTube page, a bogus error message appears saying that a Flash update or codec is required to play the video; therefore, the surfer ...

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