Roz Kaveney (rozk) wrote,
Roz Kaveney


I got a text message through Skype alleging that my system is totally corrupted with malware and telling me to download a patch to sort it out. I assumed - not least because the message mentioned programmes like Vista that I don't have or run - that this is crap and that the patch would be malware itself. To be on the safe side, I closed Skype and am running full scans with my standard anti-virus and anti-malware programmes; I will also scan Skype itself without reopening it...

What particularly concerns me about this - being a paranoid camper - is that it coincides with the offlining of Gmail.

Any thoughts?
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