Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Skype is not secure

  I  have never used Skype because I do not trust it. Lately, some others have decided not to not trust it either. Here’s an article from h-online.com:

"Skype with care – Microsoft is reading everything you write"


“Anyone who uses Skype has consented to the company reading everything they write. The H's associates in Germany at heise Security have now discovered that the Microsoft subsidiary does in fact make use of this privilege in practice. Shortly after sending HTTPS URLs over the instant messaging service, those URLs receive an unannounced visit from Microsoft HQ in Redmond."

\Read the entire article here.

1 comment:

  1. Q: what if any VOIP exists that is more secure/private than Skype?

    Can one buy SW for 2-way VoIP traffic?

    ReplyDelete

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