Encrypted Chats Are Now Available In Skype

Encrypted Chats Are Now Available In Skype

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that it had entered into a partnership with Open Whisper Systems, the makers of the Signal app.   The purpose of the partnership was to bring Signal’s open source, end-to-end encryption protocol to Skype. As of the latest...
Microsoft Is Keeping Classic Skype, For Now

Microsoft Is Keeping Classic Skype, For Now

Microsoft recently found itself on the receiving end of more than a little user rage when they made significant changes to Skype, with the release of version 8.  The company’s original plan was to model Skype 8 after several different social media services, but...
Mac Users: Update Skype Now

Mac Users: Update Skype Now

If you use a Mac, and you have a Skype account, you could be at risk. A previously undiscovered backdoor was recently found by researchers at SpiderLabs that would allow any moderately skilled hacker to take control of the app and use it to gain access to a variety of...