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Shylock Banking Malware Updated To Spread Through Skype

Shylock Banking Malware Updated To Spread Through Skype

Shylock is a banking malware that was discovered back in 2011 and targets banking details of the infected machines. The malware had been in the eyes of security researchers for a while and they have deemed it quite dangerous, given that it is regularly updated by its authors. Shylock has now been equipped with a new plugin which allows it to spread via Skype.

By On January 22, 2013 Respond
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Microsoft Positioning Skype To Replace Xbox Live Voice Chat

Microsoft Positioning Skype To Replace Xbox Live Voice Chat

Ever since Microsoft acquired Skype, it has tried hard to improve the chat client and vest it deeper into its wider services ecosystem. In fact, according to multiple reports and the hints divulged by Microsoft itself, the company may soon replace Xbox Live chat service with Skype altogether, bringing Skype straight to users’ living rooms.

By On January 18, 2013 Respond
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Microsoft Pulls The Plug On MSN Messenger, Ending A Chat Era

Microsoft Pulls The Plug On MSN Messenger, Ending A Chat Era

Once upon a time, MSN Messenger was the rage of the internet. People would flock to their dial-up internet connections to fire up the messenger and start chatting their hours away, keeping a stash of scratch cards close by to feed in more hours to the connection. March 15 will mark the definitive end of that era as Microsoft will finally pull the plug on MSN Messenger.

By On January 13, 2013 Respond
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FBI Wiretraps Skype Chats, Facebook Likes To Monitor Alleged Terrorists

FBI Wiretraps Skype Chats, Facebook Likes To Monitor Alleged Terrorists

Internet is, without a doubt, the key mode of communication for billions of people. However, the debate about online privacy and privacy rights hasn’t concluded yet. In a recent case, FBI seems to have wiretrapped Skype chats of suspected individuals, a revelation that has stirred privacy activists.

By On December 1, 2012 Respond
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The Race To Develop VoIP Monitoring Technology Is On

The Race To Develop VoIP Monitoring Technology Is On

Governments around the globe consider VoIP a threat since they can’t intercept it. VOIP-Pal, a USA-based company, is offering a solution to legally intercept VoIP calls.

By On November 26, 2012 Respond
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Skype Fixes Security Hole Hours After Reports Surface, Overhauled Password Reset Process

Skype Fixes Security Hole Hours After Reports Surface, Overhauled Password Reset Process

The vulnerability which let the hacking of Skype accounts simply through a password request token was first noted by a Russian blog two months ago, but was noticed by major media outlets only yesterday.

By On November 15, 2012 Respond
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[Tutorial] How To Undo Merge Between Skype And Microsoft Account

[Tutorial] How To Undo Merge Between Skype And Microsoft Account

Microsoft is prompting users of Windows Live Messenger to merge their Skype accounts with Microsoft accounts. Many people don’t pay too much attention to this, but be advised that once these two accounts are linked, there are small chances you can undo this process. But if you really need to reverse it, follow the steps below to make a request to Skype support to make the changes.

By On November 14, 2012 Respond
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Skype Preview Available For Windows Phone 8

Skype Preview Available For Windows Phone 8

Microsoft yesterday released a preliminary version of its Skype VoIP client for smartphones running on Windows Phone 8, and while it’s still a preview version, it is completely functional and offers a few great features which you may want to try.

By On November 13, 2012 Respond
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‘Skype In The Workspace’ Comes Out Of Beta, Allows Business Networking

‘Skype In The Workspace’ Comes Out Of Beta, Allows Business Networking

Microsoft has been testing out ‘Skype in the Workspace’ for quite some time and after a beta run, the company has launched it to the users on Thursday. The product is an excellent way for businesses and entrepreneurs to discover each other online and collaborate through various tools.

By On November 10, 2012 Respond
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Skype For Windows 8 Arrives On October 26

Skype For Windows 8 Arrives On October 26

Microsoft is gearing up for the big launch of Windows 8 in this week. To that end, the company has announced that it will pre-install Skype for Windows 8 on ‘the top 12 Windows OEMs’ machines.’ This version of Skype has been specifically developed for the unique interface of Windows 8.

By On October 23, 2012 Respond
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New Skype Worm Installs Ransomware, Spreads Botnet Links

New Skype Worm Installs Ransomware, Spreads Botnet Links

In the past, a number of Skype vulnerabilities have been uncovered, many of which have been patched by Skype. However, hackers have now started using a new way of exploiting Skype users. This time, they are using social engineering skills to fool the users into clicking nefarious links which eventually install ransomware on users’ machines.

By On October 9, 2012 Respond
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Skype Introduces Opus Audio Codec, Promises CD Quality Sound

Skype Introduces Opus Audio Codec, Promises CD Quality Sound

Many of us have experienced some problems with the quality of sound when making voice calls on Skype. This can be greatly disconcerting, especially right in the middle of a conversation. However, Skype seems all set to eliminate this problem once and for all with its new Opus audio codec.

By On September 13, 2012 Respond
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Leaked Images Show Off Skype App For Windows 8

Leaked Images Show Off Skype App For Windows 8

New images leaked by Neowin have revealed the under-development user interface (UI) of Skype for Windows 8. The leaked Modern UI app for Skype shows the graphically overhauled VoIP software; and it’s pretty. Usability and general stability testing by Neowin also seemed to be promising.

By On August 17, 2012 Respond
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Logitech TV Cam HD: $200 Accessory Brings Skype To Your HDTV

Logitech TV Cam HD: $200 Accessory Brings Skype To Your HDTV

Logitech has launched a webcam for TV sets, called Logitech TV Cam HD. This webcam is specially made for TV that allows you to share everyday moments. The main feature of this webcam is that it has pre-installed Skype software and built-in Wi-Fi. You do not require any computer to run it. Like the name, the camera can deliver high-definition video and operates on any HDTV that is equipped with a HDMI input. Logitech TV Cam HD has an Ethernet port, you can use this port for a wired connection.

By On August 5, 2012 Respond
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Skype Denies Charges Of Police Surveillance Policy

Skype Denies Charges Of Police Surveillance Policy

Skype, the popular online tool to make audio/video calls over internet has recently been criticized from multiple quarters. The service had been lambasted for allegedly colluding with Microsoft in wiretapping user’s data. The exact charge was that Skype was collaborating with law enforcement agencies and would be tapping user data to hand it over to police when required.

By On July 28, 2012 Respond
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