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Click-fraud malware brings thousands of dollars to YouTube scammers

2015/01/22

Help Net Security - (International) Researchers at Symantec reported a two-component click-fraud malware dubbed Tubrosa, which could allow an attacker to compromise victims' computers with the malware and use them to artificially inflate their YouTube video views and take advantage of the YouTube Partner Program validation process.

Source: http://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=2945

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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