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Threats targeting Skype detected at early stages of propagation

Created: 17 Apr 2013 | 1 comment

Dear All,

 Did Symantec released any update for the below reported Threat posted by CTRL

Recently, Cyberoam Threat Research Labs (CTRL) has identified two new samples of malware at their early stage of propagation, assuring comprehensive network security to its customers. Both these malwares were found to use 'Skype' as their major source of transmission and were spreading rapidly. During the last year, CTRL had researched over 138 vulnerabilities and released suitable signatures for extending appropriate security protection to Cyberoam customers. Find the detailed analysis of reports below.

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ᗺrian's picture

You can check the new release of IPS signatures here:

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