September 11, 2007

"The new week has started with a bang. And not the kind of bang we like.

Skype has learned that a computer virus called “w32/Ramex.A” is affecting users of Skype for Windows. Users whose computers are infected with this virus will send a chat message to other Skype users asking them to click on a web link that can infect the computer of the person who receives the message.

Please note that Skype users ONLY become infected after they have downloaded the link and run the malicious software. The chat message and of which there are several versions and is cleverly written and may appear to be a legitimate chat message and which may fool some users into clicking on the link..."
Continue reading : On the worm that affects Skype for Windows users

Posted @ Skype Heartbeat

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