[FoRK] Skype insecurity, extra traffic, huge Javascript download

Gregory Alan Bolcer greg at bolcer.org
Fri May 27 11:20:05 PDT 2016


If you use a localhost as the proxy which then handles the p2p 
encryption/decryption, it worked up until early 2k's.  Encryptanet was 
all about crazy interceptions and redirections and frictionless content 
access.

Greg

On 5/27/2016 11:16 AM, Stephen D. Williams wrote:
> This is old, but still interesting.  This illustrates why Skype was so
> much less usable, and less secure, as a Microsoft product.
>
> https://www.bluecoat.com/security-blog/2014-01-02/exploring-encrypted-skype-conversations-clear-text
>
>
> sdw
>
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