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Websense has a writeup on a skype trojan that a number of security researchers have been discussing over the past couple of days.  It was originally thought to be a worm.

Yesterday Websense Security Labs reported on our blog that there was a potential Worm propagating via Skype (see: After investigation we have discovered that this is not a self propagating worm and is actually a Trojan Horse.

After discussions with the very helpful Skype security team, the behavior of this Trojan using the Skype API is as per the specifications of the API. The end-user who is running Skype does get notified that a program is attempting to access it and must acknowledge it.

*there is no vulnerability in Skype at this time that has been uncovered*

Link here.