Technically curious

Skype allows hackers to grab your IP

wise man skype comic

Why is this important? Once they have your IP, they can do many bad things. Read more here.

wise man skype comic
wise man skype comic

Microsoft doesn’t see this as something that needs to be addressed. Why are they so cavalier about their attitude towards protecting users? If one didn’t know better they might think this is not a bug but a feature perhaps?

If you are using Skype now is the time to change to something else. All of the video conferencing apps have had issues so I am hesitant to make a recommendation. I have had the least amount of problems with Teams but YMMV.

Disappointing isn’t it? Why is security ignored?

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