Microsoft advises ‘spoofed’ Skype users to change passwords

July 20, 2015

Microsoft has urged all Skype users to change their passwords, following user reports that spoof messages have been sent from their accounts without permission, reports The Register.

This advice comes on the back of users first highlighting the issue on Skype’s official online community forum three weeks ago, which has drawn attention to the possible security flaw.

The opening post in the discussion notes how one user received a link from a friend whom they “don’t normally” Skype with.

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