Skype users beware. There is a new worm being spread around using the Skype IM system. You will get a chat message from either someone in your contact list or anyone, depending on your settings. In the message will be some short sentence urging you to click on the link and look at a picture or video. this link will down load a program that when run, infects you computer and send the chat message to all those in your contact list.
Be sure your antivirus software is up to date and observe safe surfing rules by not clicking on any links in an email or chat window. Always confirm the sender before going to any URL sent to you.