Skype hit by Windows worm

by admin September 11, 2007 at 1:51 pm

Popular Voice over Internet Protocol service Skype has confirmed that its users are being targeted by a Windows worm that sends fake messages to other users.

“Skype has learned that a computer virus called “w32/Ramex.A” is affecting users of Skype for Windows,” Villu Arak wrote on the official Skype Heartbeat blog. “Please note that Skype users ONLY become infected after they have downloaded the link and run the malicious software.”

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