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grahamperrin

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  1. https://www.y2mate.com/youtube/IHmVXfKdFgM
  2. click mp3
  3. click Download
  4. click Download .mp3
  5. in addition to the download, I found a new tab for http://167.71.138.189/btc/btc_revo/?uclick=bznta8x98n
  6. 167.71.138.189 is blocked by Malwarebytes
  7. proceeding to the blocked page reveals fakery as described at https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/stories-claiming-ronaldo-backing-bitcoin-16259713

 

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Cryptocurrency fraudsters are fabricating star endorsements and Mirror pages

Screenshot below.

If y2mate.com sometimes methodically directs users to fraudulent sites, please consider blocking y2mate.com

– thank you.

Contexts:

  1. https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/253536-removevideo-trojan/?tab=comments#comment-1345797
  2. https://web.archive.org/web/20191118041138/https://addons.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/addon/youtube-downloader-new-layout/reviews/1448266/

2019-11-18 04:40.png

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22 hours ago, leo3487 said:

It works as expected, download Youtube videos

But that’s not in dispute. The issue is with the redirect. A trusted site should not be doing things like that and probably should be blocked for that behavior, regardless of whether it also allows the download of a genuine YouTube video.

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