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Sunday, 18th October 2009

Spam Strangles YouTube

Spam Strangles YouTube

A prediction two years ago by IT security solutions firm Kaspersky Lab on the possible use of YouTube as a medium for disseminating spam has finally been fulfilled.

Kaspersky Lab reported it has detected the mass mailing of unsolicited messages that include links to video advertisements on the popular video hosting site.

However, this is the first time the company's specialists have detected a mass mailing specifically intended to make users view an advertising video.

Source: PC World

Hat tip: PW


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