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Skype Messages Are Not Safe From Snooping
2013-05-21 12:39:48

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Technology news website Ars Technica says it discovered that Microsoft may be snooping into those private messages being sent over Skype. The tech website found that the Microsoft-owned service regularly scans messages for signs of fraud and then holds on to that information indefinitely. The site utilized the skills of security researcher Ashkan Soltani to look into just how secure Skype's message service really is. Soltani was...

Groups Want To Know About Skype Privacy
2013-01-25 20:02:01

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Thursday, several groups including Reporters Without Borders and the Electronic Frontier Foundation, along with 43 other campaign groups, asked Microsoft via an open letter to reveal whether law enforcement can eavesdrop on calls among Skype´s 250 million monthly users worldwide. The letter was addressed to Skype Division President Tony Bates, as well as Microsoft´s Chief Privacy Officer Brendon Lynch and Microsoft...

Microsoft Gave Skype Ability To Snoop On Calls
2012-07-24 14:29:12

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft is stuck in another swarm of controversy again, with reports claiming that it now has the ability to spy on its users via Skype. Reports suggest that since Microsoft purchased Skype, the online video chat company, it has shifted its answer when asked whether it could conduct wiretaps. Skype has been known in the past to go on record saying it could not conduct wiretaps due to its "peer-to-peer architecture and encryption...

2011-04-15 00:00:28

Raketu today announced that like Skype, Raketu will not be blocked by the Kremlin. With the new RakDroid application, Android users will now be able to make free voice, video and IM calls over 3G, 4G and WiFi. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 14, 2011 Raketu (http://www.Raketu.com), a leading global Internet communications company, today announced that like Skype, Raketu will not be blocked by the Kremlin. Raketu users will be able to continue their service unaffected by recent recommendations...

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2010-12-30 05:16:22

A bug in the Windows version of the Skype Internet telephone software used by half of all of its users caused the entire service to crash for nearly 24 hours between December 22 and 23, according to the company's chief information officer. The problem began at about 4 pm GMT on Dec 22 when some servers used for offline instant messaging overloaded, and began delaying their response to Skype users, said Lars Rabbe, in a blogpost. The delay, in turn, caused a domino effect on a particular...


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