Malware Spreads via Skype
September 11, 2007
Via some of the links like these:
Clicking such a link will lead you to download a file named DSC027.SCR, which is a copy of this worm. If you do,
- you will see a blue image
- your status will be modified from online to busy; that is, the worm is sending out the same link to your contact.
- the worm modify the HOSTS file so that you can’t access several antivirus-related web sites.
(information from TrendMicro)