Saturday, May 03, 2008

Zlob fake codecs in Google Notebook

Few months ago, I had blogged about Zlob fake codecs being pushed through Google Groups. Now, one more Google service - Google Notebook - is being (mis)used by the Zlob gang. As the name itself indicates, Google Notebook is an online "notebook" where one can upload and share information like images, text and links to other websites.

A simple search, like the one shown in below screenshot, yields thousands of Notebook pages driving fake codecs and other malware:

And, here's one such page:

As usual, when we click on the video, we are redirected to a fake codec webpage: