Recently I have received a link from one of my Skype contacts (infected by a computer virus).
The link looks like an Instagram one, but points to another site. How the attacker did this? How to create similar message?
Skype (version 7.7 (335)) message screenshot on Mac:
Some people think this question is not security-related. But I disagree.
This is unusual behavior of Skype. Skype users expect that link text is always equal to link target. Changed links may be used to send spam messages, malware distribution and users de-anonymization.