If you’ve had a case of Skype sending messages from your account to random people on your contact list – fret not, your computer isn’t infected by some sort of virus. It’s just an issue that Skype has been having recently and you’re one of the unlucky few to be affected by the glitch. For those of you not in the know, a handful of people have reported on the Skype forums that a few of their instant messages were being sent to random people in their contact lists.
While most of the time this shouldn’t be a problem (a couple of lines taken out of context usually doesn’t say much, depending on what you use Skype to chat about) but it is still a serious breach of privacy. Embarrassing or even confidential details can be unintentionally sent to people who shouldn’t know about them. Skype has confirmed the glitch and is working on a fix for it which should roll out in the near future, in the form of an update.By Ubergizmo. Related articles: Skype updates for Windows and Mac versions, Skype for Android passes 70 million download mark,