It seems that the activity of this type of spamtraps has increased since the first time we detected it last week. Below we can see some of the subjects used:. Celtics disqualified from NBA title? China Earthquake claims 1 million lives? Dan Brown's latest novel?
Adult site users targeted with ZLoader malware via fake Java update
Malicious Spam Related to False Porntube Page - Panda Security Mediacenter
A few weeks ago we talked about cyber-criminals using Digg. Today we see that the very same group responsible for the Digg. Video Annotations is a way to add interactive commentary to videos on YouTube. The following image displays a video using the annotations feature to guide users over to a malware ridden website:. Although the YouTube description malware is not as prevalent as the Digg. We expect to see plenty of new examples similar to this throughout
Malicious Spam Related to False Porntube Page
Create an account Login: Lost password. Internet security company BitDefender has reported this week that pornography is the top reason the average user gets hit with malware on their computers. According to the firm, 63 percent of users who visited adult sites "compromised their security on multiple occasions. Over 60 per cent of respondents admitted that they have had malware-related issues more than once as a direct consequence of accessing adult content.
The operators use an old trick to distribute a variant of ZLoader, a banking trojan that made a comeback earlier this year after an absence of almost two years, now used as an info stealer. Named Malsmoke by security researchers, the campaign focuses on high-traffic adult portals. Some websites, like xHamster, rake hundreds of millions of monthly visitors. Another site is Bravo Porn Tube, with over 8 million visitors every month. Malwarebytes monitored the Malsmoke campaign all year long delivering Smoke Loader - a malware dropper - via Fallout exploit kit until its track went cold on October