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    I signed into Skype today and it said I needed to change my password because it looked like someone else had been using my account.

    I answered some security questions and changed my password. After signing in, I saw that a strange link had been sent to several of my contacts (a link I don't recognise and I clearly didn't send it myself). It's possibly a virus of some sort. I haven't clicked it.

    I use my own computer for Skype. No one else uses the computer and I've never signed into Skype on any other computer. So I find it strange that this has happened. Should I be worried or is it nothing?
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    Your skype details can have been taken a number of different ways. I recommend having a full scan on your computer by your anti-virus and telling your Skype friends not to open any links from you for a while until you make sure that whatever sent them is gone
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    This happened to my aunty! Tell all your contacts that you didn't send the link and call Skype.

    If you've changed the password, I wouldn't worry too much but just to be on the safe side
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    (Original post by cupcakes87)
    This happened to my aunty! Tell all your contacts that you didn't send the link and call Skype.

    If you've changed the password, I wouldn't worry too much but just to be on the safe side
    Call Skype? Why?

    The link sending thing is common with viruses, change your password, run a virus scan and you'll be fine

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    Call Skype? Why?

    The link sending thing is common with viruses, change your password, run a virus scan and you'll be fine

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    (Original post by cupcakes87)
    Just in case
    Skype support is the worst at the best of times, they'll say nothing valuable.

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    (Original post by ZacLaw)
    Skype support is the worst at the best of times, they'll say nothing valuable.

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    Really? They were pretty good for my aunty
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    Change your password and tell people what happened, same thing happened to me and then make sure it is a password you never use elsewhere.
 
 
 
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