Skype Defender malware alert

Tuesday, 16 October 2007, 12:14 PM EST

Some Windows users have been affected by a malware program that imitates Skype software and attempts to steal sensitive information.

65404-SkypeDefenderSetup.exe is classified as an Infostealer, that is, a Trojan horse program that attempts to steal sensitive information such as login credentials.

When executed it displays a confirmation window with the following text, “Skype-Defender(TM) Installed! Please login to your account to apply new plugins”.

At Skype.

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