Trend Micro Identifies “lol profile” Malware Spreading via Skype as DORKBOT | SiliconANGLE

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If you use Skype, you’ve likely been privy to an odd message coming from some of your contacts that says, “lol is this your new profile pic?”

The Trojan is a type of malware that identifies as WORM_DORKBOT.DN. Once infection sets in, the malware allows an attacker complete control of the targeted system with capabilities including password theft, ransomware, and even the ability to launch a DDOS attack from the system.

Aside from the payload is separate infector malware that acts as the vector by which the Trojan spreads.

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