[funsec] So, Skype is responsible for all those telemarketing calls I've been getting?

Rob, grandpa of Ryan, Trevor, Devon & Hannah rMslade at shaw.ca
Wed Apr 15 11:31:09 CDT 2009


A new phishing attack allows hackers to gain access to a user’s Skype client and 
then  proxy outbond calls. The technique is called “SkypeSkrayping.”  Using 
either an inline frame or image tag, attackers could add a Specific Call Forwarding 
Number, grant attacker ability to receive the victim’s incoming call, obtain a 
Skype-To-Go Number, and/or grant an attacker the ability to access victim’s 
voicemail, speed dial, and outbound calling via Spoofed Caller-ID.  

http://blogs.zdnet.com/Greenfield/?p=307  

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