Skype names to cam
The fact that our AV back then could "magically" make it go away sparked my interest.
Emsisoft’s security experts are once again sharing their malware removal know-how in the second installment of our Malware Removal Series!
But what is really behind these contact requests and why do people bother?
To find that out we played along and the following conversation ensued: At first sight it appears to be someone looking for companion.
That’s a chilling thought, as scammers won’t waste any time in getting their hands on your money.
The scammer may pretend to be an attractive, potential partner and strike up an online relationship with you.Have you ever received a contact request on Skype from someone you don’t know?This may happen from time to time, particularly if your Skype name is publically searchable.The only purpose of chat bots like the one we encountered, is to trick people into signing up and submitting their credit card details insecurely.Whoever gains access to the requested information (name, card number, CVC/CVV code and so on) can use your credit card on the internet for whatever they want.
There goes our free date and at the same time this reveals the true aim of this scam: credit card fraud.