Skype has temporarily disabled its password reset function while it was investigating reports about a vulnerability that has been misused to hijack users' accounts, but the function is now available again as they claim to have fixed the problem.
Last week reports came out stating that the Dorkbot worm is now targeting Skype users.
Skype users, beware of messages like this one: The spamming campaign has surfaced in the last few days and is being propagated via compromised Skype accounts.
Bogus emails supposedly sent by Skype are targeting users of the popular VoIP service, saying that their Skype password has been "successfully changed", Hoax-Slayer warns.
It's any wonder that a lot of individuals who want to earn a quick buck turn to setting up online scams when the tools to do it are widely available and cheap, and the likelihood of getting caught is very small? Take the Skype Flooder as an example.