Skype blocks password resets after account hijacking flaw made public

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by ronjor, Nov 14, 2012.

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    https://www.infoworld.com/d/securit...ter-account-hijacking-flaw-made-public-207035
     
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  3. lotuseclat79

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    Update: Skype has fixed the issue, overhauling its password reset process.

    Skype plugs security hole letting anyone hijack accounts, says ‘small number’ of users affected.

    -- Tom
     
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    Re: skype gives out data

    Skype has a Chinese version namely "Tom-skype" which was reported that it's a hacked version by the Chinese government. That Tom-Skype is still out there after many years. People communicate between Tom-skype and skype without problem.
     
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    It would probably be best if you updated your Software
     
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