Skype is a great way to stay in contact with friends and family over the internet, and people tend to share a lot in their chats, so why not try and find a way to hack it! Once a Skype account is hacked, you can view all conversations within the last three months, see how long each video call was, and even access files that were shared through chat.
Skype makes it very easy for people who may have lost their password or forgotten their username to retrieve that information, so that's the easiest way to get access to someone else's account.
There are a few ways to go about it, but the process is way simpler if you have a few pieces of information before you get started.
Then you're golden. If you want to figure out a Skype user's username and password, all you need is access to their inbox. If you are trying to hack into the Skype account of someone you know well, then retrieving their email address should be pretty easy.
If you don't already know it, you can ask, snoop through their computer, use a keylogger program, or even Google their name. You'll also need their password, though, so this works best if it's someone who trusts you.
Once you have the email address, you can go ahead and request for a temporary code to reset the password. There are NO security questions. The code will be sent to the user's email, so remember to delete it from the inbox (and the trash folder). Once you have the code, your can reset the password to whatever you want.
If you want to make sure you have continued access, you can even change the email address to your own, while still keeping all their other account information the same.
Just remember if you do that it's a dead giveaway that they've been hacked the next time they try to log in.
Now, gaining access to accounts unknown to you is a bit trickier. If you know your target's username, it's a little easier, but still requires some additional steps. If you don't know the email address OR password, you will be taken to this page.
Once you enter the Skype name, which can often be found on Facebook, Twitter, and other social networking sites, you will be taken here.
If the user you are trying to hack has not made any purchases on his or her Skype account, your journey is over. But if they have made at least one purchase, you still have a fighting chance.
In order to verify the account and log in, you will need to either provide an order number from a previous purchase or enter in the requested digits from an associated credit card.
The order number IDs are all 9 digits while the credit card digits requested are randomized for each session. There are various way to get someone's credit card information. You could try phishing, where you pretend to be someone from Skype and ask for the information directly. Or, if credit card hacking is your thing, then this RFID credit card hijacking is money—literally.
If you can manage to get a hold of an order number or credit card information, you're all set. If you're really serious, you can hack their email and use it to hack their Skype account, but if you don't feel like putting that much work into it, you may be out of luck.
To learn how to protect your account from malicious attacks like these, check out Skype's support page for more information.