The Really Really Short Version
If you don’t have time to read the full post below, these are the minimum steps you should follow to secure your Skype account:
- Visit https://account.microsoft.com
- If already signed in, sign out
- Sign in with your Skype account (old Skype username, not email or phone number)
- Follow the bouncing ball to completion
For the most complete fix, and a little background, read on.