Security Alert: Android Skype App Vulnerability

Wired: Security Alert – Android Skype App Vulnerability

A new exploit discovered by researchers at the website Android Police could allow hackers to gain access to personal information about a Skype user such as first and last name, address, phone number and e-mail address.

“A recently discovered security flaw in Skype for Android mobile devices could give prying eyes a peek at your personal data, including full name, date of birth and contact information.

Using a custom-made app to test Skype Video for security issues, mobile blog Android Police discovered a simple exploit to access many sensitive user details in the current version of Skype for Android mobile phone users.”

Small Business Computing Staff
Small Business Computing Staff
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