March 4, 2009 - "Online criminals regularly post their ads on YouTube
, looking for buyers for their products. Some recent examples... (Screenshots at the URL above.)
No big surprises there. A bit more surprisingly, when you want to report such videos to YouTube admins, they actually don't have an option for reporting criminal use..."
March 3, 2009 - "... In both the Digg and YouTube attacks
, links claim to take visitors to a video. Instead, they -redirect- them to one of several sites that then download malware like the Adware/Videoplay worm. The worm steals cookies, passwords, user profiles and e-mail account information and sends these to a remote site over the Internet. It can also make copies of itself in removable media to spread further. The links can also direct users to download fake antivirus software..."