Skype security flaw allows location tracking

    Date25 Oct 2011
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    A glaring security flaw's been uncovered in Skype and other VoIP systems, potentially allowing hackers to access users' identities, locations and even files. Skype claims more than a half-billion registered users, and one report suggests that one in five overseas calls is made using the service.

    But researchers headed by a team at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University say that Skype can be used to track not only users

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