Attackers get chatty on VoIP

Thursday, 31 May 2007, 1:22 AM EST

The recent spate of malware attacks propagating throughout the user base of the Skype Internet calling system illustrates a broader trend toward cyber-criminals moving to take advantage of VoIP platforms as they become increasingly popular.

Security researchers tracking the latest pack of worm viruses to wriggle their way through the Skype community's chat system said that the threats are nearly identical to attacks that have plagued users of other publicly-available messaging applications for years.

At InfoWorld.

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