Malware attack strikes, posing as Skype password change notification

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

If Skype users didn’t have enough to worry about this week security-wise (with a worm spreading across the system), there’s now another threat to warn about.

Emails have been spammed out by cybercriminals, posing as messages from Skype, claiming that you have changed your password on the service.

Here’s an example of one such email…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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