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Youtube Virus?
« on: October 22, 2007, 05:40:26 PM »
I heard there's a virus going around on Youtube. If they (youtube) haven't removed it yet. Read more here: http://techdigest.tv/2007/06/the_trojan_viru.html

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Re: Youtube Virus?
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2007, 06:00:23 PM »
I wouldn't worry any single warning and treat youtube, facebook and any other social networking site with suspicion at all times, as at one time or another they have all had malware exploits.
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Re: Youtube Virus?
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2007, 07:34:11 PM »
Yes, and as usual,it requires the person viewing the infected video site, to be logged on as an administrator.Thats why I always browse using DropMyRights.I only ever use full admin rights when I absolutely have to. Some people just can't be bothered  :o

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Re: Youtube Virus?
« Reply #3 on: October 22, 2007, 08:35:52 PM »
Yes, and as usual,it requires the person viewing the infected video site, to be logged on as an administrator.
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Re: Youtube Virus?
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2007, 01:26:15 PM »
obviously its ideal not use youtube too much and follow basic security measures but I am the only one in my family that fully understands the dangers of clicking things that appear and such, have you any tips to help keep my family safe online when I'm not around, I am trying to find some form of parental control at the moment

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Re: Youtube Virus?
« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2007, 01:30:01 PM »
I am trying to find some form of parental control at the moment
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« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2007, 04:28:29 PM »
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Re: Youtube Virus?
« Reply #7 on: October 23, 2007, 10:24:24 PM »
Hi bob3160,

The DrWeb hyperlink av scanner is a good option to scan video content before malware loads.
http://online.drweb.com/?url=1

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Re: Youtube Virus?
« Reply #8 on: October 23, 2007, 10:46:02 PM »
Still, it's only another antivirus protection, it won't protect you in the absolute. So, it's always a risky affair but hey, what a price to pay for fun! ;)