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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…
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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.
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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…
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[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…
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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.
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