Instant Worm shows pictures of steamy model

According to Security Firm MicroWorld Technologies, a Worm named Win32.Pykse.a is on the loose, spreading through an Instant Message that shows a skimpily clad picture of Sandra, a model, in return of installing the malware in their computers.
The link to the Worm comes as a message using the Skype API, chosen from a list of random links pointing to a jpg image hosted on Russian Websites. Then the tricky malware turns off the message alert feature in Skype so that a notification message will not be shown to the targeted user when he or she receives the malicious message.
As soon as the victim clicks the link, a Trojan Downloader is pushed into the computer, which goes ahead and brings in Pykse.a. Once inside the computer, the Worm attempts to connect to several websites, most of which are seemingly associated with click fraud scams. Interesting enough, one site contains a legitimate content lifted from the “Living Africa’ website. Even better, another one looks like a counter website that monitors the number of computers the malware manages to infect.

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