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Novel Tourist

Virus (or something) is sending messages to my contacte with texts:

hahaha foto? 

hahaha foto picture? 

OMG is this your picture? 

 

And creating group conversation every time. What should I do?

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bcm
Novel Adventurer
same here wat is going on?
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bcm
Novel Adventurer

message that is send out is "rofl is this really your pic? http://bit"

 

(just reading about not posting those links (if interested contact me and I will inform you about the link)

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Casual Tourist

Same here "lol is this really your pic ? " etc etc

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bcm
Novel Adventurer

anyone?

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Super Adventurer
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Novel Tourist

I got a call today from an electronic voice which interupted a call I was on.  It was persistent.  I finally answered.

Is this a Hacker?  I have not done what the electronic voice asked, which was about a

Skype protection service and that I should go to the following website IMMEDIATELY and click on the website

[invalid URL]  to reactivate security protection !?!

 

Anyone know what this is about?

 

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Super Adventurer

LDT2Toronto wrote:

I got a call today from an electronic voice which interupted a call I was on.  It was persistent.  I finally answered.

Is this a Hacker?  I have not done what the electronic voice asked, which was about a

Skype protection service and that I should go to the following website IMMEDIATELY and click on the website

[invalid URL]  to reactivate security protection !?!

 

Anyone know what this is about?

 


 

 

it's a scam, but doesn't necessarily means that your account was hacked or compromised (unless you visited the site mentioned in that call).  please visit the thread below for instructions and suggestions on how to deal with such unwanted and suspicious activities;

 

How to Handle Suspicious Calls, Messages and Contact Requests (Scam/Spam)

 

 


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Novel Tourist

I have this problem too but it says: lol is this your new profile pic? (link)

Its so annoying!!

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Moderator

Hi, ellarobinson99,

 

Yes; the incident you note has been reported to Skype's Fraud Unit.  Here is a sister thread related to this issue:

http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows/Skype-spam-virus/m-p/1100942#M83119

 

Best regards,

Elaine

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