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- Written on: January 28th, 2009
Dancho Danchev posted on ZDNet yesterday about 21 websites that were successfully gaming Google Video and using the service as a delivery vehicle for malware.
The whose scheme is a simple black hat concept. The attackers are using 21 domains to host pages containing YouTube video content. When the Google bot comes to crawl the sites, it sees the videos and ranks them in the Google search results.
This is where the magic happens.