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It steals the user's access data (username and password) to Skype. It does not spread automatically by its own means.
|First detected on:||Jan. 14, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||July 14, 2009|
SpySkype.C is a Trojan designed to steal confidential information from the user. Concretely, it obtains the affected user's access data (username and passwords) to Skype.
SpySkype.C does not spread automatically by its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer.
SpySkype.C is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.