IRCbot trojan spoofing Skype

Tuesday, 18 October 2005, 11:18 AM EST

Security firm MessageLabs has detected a new variant of the IRCbot Trojan disguised as the latest release of the popular Skype VoIP software client version 1.4.

More than 150 copies of the IRCbot, also known as Fanbot that is distributed via e-mail, have already been blocked by MessageLabs researchers.

By Tim Gray at internetnews.com

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