A Microsoft telecommunications application providing voice calls and video chat from a variety of devices including those powered by Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, iOS, Android, and more.

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Are the certificates from “skype click to call” and “avast! Web/Mail Shield” any better than superfish?

My Girlfriend has a years-old laptop from lenovo. I checked it over and wasn't surprised that the Superfish / Komodia Root CA certificate was not present. However I found some others that appear to ...
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Can Skype chat be protected from snooping? Are there safe alternatives?

I use Skype a lot. With all of my clients, staff, contractors and friends, however, the acquisition by Microsoft worries me, as two of my clients are direct MS competitors, and I often work on long ...
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If service is http over TLS/SSL is communication completely safe?

Last week at the country I live in there was an article in a newspaper with a list of people (journalists, businessmen, etc) that were being spied by the intelligence services of the country... They ...