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YouTube comments can lead to malware sites

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

Monday, May 25, 2009
15 years ago2,784 views

Porn Day case
http://blogoscoped.com/forum/154975.html
is not the only recent YouTube problem.

From http://pandalabs.pandasecurity.com/archive/YouTube-riddled-with-comments-leading-to-Malware.aspx

where Panda Software researcher reports about technique using automated comment malspam (i.e. malware spam).

"My initial search turned up about 30,000 malspam comments all pointing to a fake pornography website called "PornTube 2.0
...."

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Not quite. YouTube doesn't hyperlink URLs from comments.

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