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, a little piece of software that lets you make free calls over the Internet
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Skype Beta Plugs IP Resolver Privacy LeakKrebs on Security
A few months ago, I warned readers that a glaring privacy weakness in voice-over-IP telephony service Skype
allows anyone using the network to quickly learn the Internet address of any other Skype
user. A new beta version of the popular Microsoft ...
Microsoft's Linux app, Skype, gets updatedZDNet
on Linux is very straight-forward. Microsoft provides detailed instructions for most popular Linux distributions including, CentOS, Debian, Fedora, openSUSE, and Ubuntu. Many Linux distributions are also now including Skype
in their ...
Attackers use Skype, other IM apps to spread Liftoh trojanSC Magazine
The messages appear as if they are coming from someone on the user's Skype
contact list who is linking to a photo. If clicked, the link redirects users to 4shared.com, which is hosting a URL, which initiates a weaponized zip file containing Liftoh. The ...
Rumor: Xbox One to feature Skype remote playJoystiq
Rumor has it that Microsoft's Xbox One console will feature remote play through Skype
, allowing someone to remotely take over gameplay on the local console directly from a Skype
call. Either player may break the remote play session at any time ...
UK firm promises Skype-style Bitcoin exchangeCoinDesk
Turrall likened it to a Skype
for cryptocurrency exchanges. Just as Skype
decentralized the VoIP network, so this will fragment and distribute the exchange of cryptocurrencies. But unlike Skype
, which is proprietary, this will be an open protocol ...
Skype faces trouble on both desktop and iPhoneBGR
It's no surprise that AIM and Yahoo Messenger are collapsing, with unique visitor counts declining by about 30-40% year on year, according to comScore. But it is fascinating that Skype
(-12%) and Google Talk (-15%) are now losing ground now. There is ...
Skype for Linux 4.2 aims to deliver more polishPCWorld (blog)
It's been almost a year since Microsoft moved its newly acquired Skype
for Linux out of beta with the release of version 4.0, surprising more than a few Linux fans with its apparent commitment to maintaining a telephony client for the free and open ...