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Malware Writers Exploit Skype Hype

Skype’s popularity rose to a whole new level when eBay purchased the VoIP provider last month. Now, the free Internet Web Hosting and Web Design services from the original domain name registrar, Network Solutions. telephony service has become the victim of a spoof campaign designed to infect users with an IRCbot Trojan. Messaging security and management services provider MessageLabs yesterday said it has detected and blocked more than 800 copies of a new variant of the IRCbot (a.k.a. Fanbot) Trojan, which is now being distributed via e-mail disguised as Skype version 1.4, which was released a week ago. Full Story

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