About Skunkx


Vulnerable computer systems and applications:

Windows operating systems.


Skunkx is a malicious software code, also known as a bot. It usually spreads via external data carriers (USB, CD, DVD) and online chat platforms (MSN, Yahoo Messenger). The following actions are carried out by Skunkx:

  • DDoS attacks;
  • Redirects to malicious websites;
  • Downloads and installation of malicious software;
  • Theft of passwords saved in browsers.


  • Install or update used device protection systems;
  • Scan your computer with an anti-virus program;
  • Install operating system and application updates;
  • Do not click on suspicious links in emails and websites;
  • Do not save passwords in your browser’s memory.