We’ve seen that particular wheeze before, but let’s see what they’re doing with it here. This is one of the sites in question:
You may be able to see the URL already. Let’s clean it up a little bit:
Can you see it yet? “Snurl(dot)com/fr33ee”.
“We are done now, login to Orkut and you’ll have your free recharge in just 24 hours”.
You’re then dumped at the following page, located at freerecharge(dot)orkutaddict(dot)net:
“Sign in to OrkutPorn with your Google Account”.
Then you’re given a collection of popup boxes promising you wonderful “recharge codes”.
After all of that, you’re dumped at a site flagged as a Phish:
Worse, your Orkut account has started to spam out messages galore:
Here’s another one:
Even better(!), they’ve automatically signed you up to a collection of groups.
Is this the concluding part of the writeup where I advise you to avoid the above at all costs?
You better believe it.