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FAB
07-09-2011, 06:12 PM
Hi all
I just got a call on Skype from 'system administrator' - an automated message to say my computer may be infected and I should go to website www.soks.com or something like that to clear my PC.

Is this new? I have not heard of this type of scam happening before...I can imagine your average Mum and Dad on skype thinking that they have an infected PC because the skype voice told them so...

Speedy Gonzales
07-09-2011, 06:14 PM
There is a scam they know about about it on their forum (http://community.skype.com/t5/Welcome/Is-this-a-scam/m-p/138636/highlight/true#M12067). Thats one of many on that site. Block / report it

FAB
07-09-2011, 08:50 PM
There is a scam they know about about it on their forum (http://community.skype.com/t5/Welcome/Is-this-a-scam/m-p/138636/highlight/true#M12067). Thats one of many on that site. Block / report it

this one a bit different. My Skype actually rang with an incoming call, and when I answered it, it then gave me a verbal spiel....

Speedy Gonzales
07-09-2011, 08:54 PM
It'll still be a scam. Report it

FAB
08-09-2011, 09:03 AM
Have done - I guess my main point in posting here was to spread the word...