Kiwi Security Expert Finds Flaw in Skype


A security flaw in Skype’s peer-to-peer voice-over-IP (VoIP) software has been closed, thanks to diligent work by a Kiwi security expert.

Brett Moore, chief technology officer of Australian independent security company Security-Assessment.com, uncovered the flaw in Skype’s software. Skype is now advising users to upgrade to its latest version to fix the bug.

Moore said the type of vulnerability found in Skype is fairly common with applications that interact with Internet browsers. Kiwi Security Expert Finds Flaw in Skype - Security Feed - Blog - CSO Magazine

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