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Steffen already answered the VPN portion of this question, so I will answer the Skype portion of it. The latest versions of Skype have addressed "hiding your IP" The reality is, even if Skype doesn't tell me your IP address, I can open up Wireshark or TCPDUMP to figure out who you are. So let's jump back to "leakage." Define what you mean by leakage. For ...


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VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. A real VPN works like a virtual network interface and transports any kind of traffic, i.e. TCP, UDP, ICMP.. . In this case it does not matter which protocol is used by the VPN itself. But note that some products are called VPN even if they are not handling all network protocols but only deal with some protocols. For ...


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I'm an expert on this particular issue and I can assure you that No, you do NOT need to worry about Skype compromising the security of your computer. Skype should be the LEAST of your worries. The most important thing to remember for the security of your computer is: Don't open any file attached to an email UNTIL you have verified who it came from, you know ...



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