YouTube Hijacked by Notorious Adware Company


YouTube has been hijacked.

After victimizing Facebook and The New York Times last year, a notorious ad fraud perpetrator, Sambreel, has returned. Like a back from the dead horror movie villain, Sambreel has come back using a bunch of alternate company names to dupe Web users into installing plug ins on their computers that deliver ads on YouTube—without YouTube’s knowledge or permission.

That’s according to the latest bombshell report from Spider.io, the British research firm that helped identify an infamous botnet earlier this year.

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