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Microsoft Skype – Security update to prevent account hijacking

Skype users should promptly apply this key update:

https://isc.sans.edu/diary/Skype+account+hijack+vulnerability+fixed/14512

http://countermeasures.trendmicro.eu/skype-vulnerability/ http://heartbeat.skype.com/2012/11/security_issue.html

QUOTE: The folks over at Microsoft (who now owns Skype) fixed a bug earlier today that potentially would have allowed anyone to hijack a Skype account simply by knowing the e-mail address the account was associated with.

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