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Apr 20 AT 11:53 AM Edgar Cervantes 8 Comments

Skype fixes security gaps, and by the way, gives us 3G calling!

With the discovery of a vulnerable spot in their Android app, which left much of users’ private information unsecured, Skype surely disappointed its loyal customers last week. Upon finding that their application for Android was putting people in danger, Skype informed everyone that they would be fixing the problem soon, and sure enough, there ... Read More »

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Apr 14 AT 9:30 PM Alberto Vildosola 25 Comments

Warning: Skype vulnerability leaves your private information out in the open

The guys at AndroidPolice have come across a quite serious vulnerability in the Skype for Android app. The hack allows any other application to access a whole lot of personal information  like “account balance, full name, date of birth, city/state/country, home phone, office phone, cell phone, email addresses, your webpage, your bio, and more.” That’s a ... Read More »

Jan 06 AT 2:39 PM Nick Gray 7 Comments

Skype announces their acquisition of Qik, may soon offer their own video calling service for Android

CES is always filled with surprises, but we were certainly not expecting Skype to announce their acquisition of Qik. As you know, Qik got started as a small start-up which allowed users to simultaneously record and stream video from their mobile handsets. With the release of the Sprint HTC EVO 4G, Qik added real-time video ... Read More »