This is one variation of an email circulating Inboxes which looks like an authentic message from Skype, encouraging users to reset their password by clicking on a link in the email. Unfortunately, it's a spoof email. Skype would NEVER email customers asking them to do this via email links.
This bogus email redirects users to a fake Skype website. Users are then asked to enter their credentials into the required fields in order to reset the password. You guessed it -- this is where the username and password are captured by the bad guys and used for "less then honest" reasons. Your password has not been reset. Instead, fraudsters can take control of your account, lock you out, and consume all of your credits.
Consumers need to be wary of these emails. Here's some quick tips:
And remember, if you think that your account may been compromised or even suspect it, then go to skype.com and change your password immediately.