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Monday, 28 September 2009

Fake Youtube Pages And Seekmo

Fake Youtube pages are normally the domain of fake media codecs and other scams. Here, we have two examples (hat-tip to Steven Burn of the hpHosts Blog and the Ur I.T. Mate sites for pointing these out to me) that promise the ability to view naughty movies online - yes, just like the fake media codec sites - but serve up something a little different.

The sites in question are and Visit either, and you'll see something like this:

Fake player ahoy, originally uploaded by Paperghost.

Randomly selected images of people indulging in rudieries appear down the right hand side, and a fake video (complete with star ratings, view counts etc that has clearly been ripped directly from Youtube) sits in the middle, claiming you can see the goodies within if you install "Dream Media Player". Hover over the video, and you'll see the download URL at the bottom of the image which happens to be is a domain that's been home to Zango installers for many years (now owned by, who took them over when they went boom not so long ago). Do you think we might see files that have a Zango-ish feel to them once the install is complete?

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