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Trojan.Peskyspy Attacking Skype Users

Posted on August 29, 2009. Filed under: News, Others, Super Fast Updates, Web | Tags: , , , , , |


       Symantec issued an advisory that they have discovered the availability of source code for a Trojan that targets Skype users. The Trojan, once installed on a system, has the ability to record conversations in progress, and transmit the recording to a third party.

    The Trojan is being called Trojan.Peskyspy, and can be delivered in any number of ways, including email links and social engineering attacks, where a user is tricked into downloading and installing an application.


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