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New Version of Yahoo IM Worm Hits Skype Too

On the heels of a worm that was installing backdoors on Windows systems via Yahoo Instant Messenger comes a new worm that is even more sophisticated in its social engineering and payload, security firm Bkis said on Friday.

The malware arrives via instant message through Yahoo or Skype with any one of a number of different messages, including "Does my new hair style look good? bad? perfect?" or "My printer is about to be thrown through a window if this pic won't come our right. You see anything wrong with it?" Bkis wrote in a blog post.

Read the full article on CNET News.com.

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