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Skype 'Missed Messages' Pharmacy Spam


According to this email, which claims to be from Skype, you have missed messages waiting. The email invites you to click a link to view your messages.

However, the email is not from Skype. The link opens a spam pharmaceutical website. These spam sites sell potentially dangerous and illegal products and they certainly should not be trusted with your credit card details.

This 'Skype' example is just one in a series of drug store spam emails that target high-profile services including Facebook, Twitter, and Gmail.

If you receive one of these emails, just hit delete.

Example

Skype
You have missed messages.
3 messages
Best regards,
The Skype Team.

Skype pharmacy


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Last updated: October 27, 2014
First published: October 27, 2014
By Brett M. Christensen
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References
Facebook Deactivated Account Spam
Pharmacy Spam Disguised as Twitter Emails
Gmail '4 Missed Emails' Pharmacy Spam