Skype falls victim to Trojan attack

Wednesday, 20 December 2006, 12:12 AM EST

An attack that penetrated the Skype instant messaging service was originally identified as a worm, but it is actually a Trojan horse, according to WebSense, the security research firm that discovered the malware. "We don't believe this new Trojan is very widespread, but this attack can cause damage," said Dan Hubbard, vice president of security research at WebSense.

At TechNewsWorld.

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