Kim Jong-il Video Distributes Malware

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ESET researchers warn that a YouTube video claiming to show the death of Kim Jong-il is being used to spread malware.

"Unlike other schemes where the clip is actually a fake, in this scenario the video is real, but it displays only a couple of still images, urging users to check out the complete video at a URL displayed in the description," writes Softpedia's Eduard Kovacs.

"Once the link is clicked, the victim is taken to a blog that allegedly offers movies and TV shows, but almost immediately, a pop-up window advises users to install an add-on called ClickPotato which comes with additional suspicious toolbars," Kovacs writes.

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