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Scammers Are Using VLC Media Player To Spread Malware

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http://techie-buzz.com – One of the greatest things about an open source project is sharing the source code with everyone, and fixing bugs and adding new features as a community. However some time it gets abused. In a recent blog post, VLC developer Ludovic Fauvet said that scammers are taking advantage of the availability of the VLC source code to trick users. The scammers are adding malware and adware to VLC and releasing them as the original product. This is how the scammers work: They get the VLC code and add adware or malware. They release their version of VLC as the original. They buy advertisements using Googl (General)