'YooTube' Videos Pack Zango Adware Punch

Just days after announcing a $3 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, adware firm Zango is again facing scrutiny for shady installation practices.

The Bellevue, Wash., company, born out of a merger between Hotbar and the heavily criticized 180 Solutions, is being linked to fake adult-themed YouTube videos floating around the MySpace social network.

According to an alert from Websense Security Labs, the videos come with an embedded installer that installs the ZangoCash ToolBar as part of a DRM (digital rights management) licensing agreement. 'YooTube' Videos Pack Zango Adware Punch

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 8th November 2006 6:13AM