Hackers hide malware in online videos

Be careful the next time you click that link to YouTube to watch the latest popular video, you might find yourself downloading some nasty spyware.

As the popularity of online video skyrockets, hackers are targeting them for all sorts of malware, including adware, spyware, and keyloggers. Some of the malware is downloaded via Windows codecs, the software that allows compressed files to be viewed. Hackers hide malware in online videos - Pocket-lint.co.uk

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 1st November 2006 5:34AM