W32.skyhoo.worm is the latest worm infection to be causing headaches for internet users across the net. Being a generic worm detection, W32.skyhoo.worm hails from the family of worms that tend to spread by replicating itself to removable media, and may in turn download alternative malware applications to the infected system.
The damage that W32.skyhoo.worm causes is it degrades any systems’ performance, while it copies itself to various folder locations on the infected system.
It is advised to adhere to the following computer practices, so as to avoid any possibility of being infected by this type of worm infection:
* Use a firewall to block all incoming connections from the Internet to services that should not be publicly available.
Should your system have already fallen prey to the W32.skyhoo.worm parasite, it is recommended to employ the services of a fully functional and up to date antispyware application, to remove this infection, and to ensure the integrity of your system is maintained