Säkerhetshål i Skype för OS X
A security hole in Skype for OS X allowed installed apps to silently delve into the user’s chat logs, record their calls, and leaf through their contacts.
The authentication bypass vulnerability was discovered by security researchers at Trustwave SpiderLabs, which described the flaw as a backdoor that allowed access to all manner of sensitive content. Skype provides a software interface for applications and plugins to tap into so they use Redmond’s internet chat service – although they’re supposed to obtain permission to do so.
Microsoft, å sin sida, anser inte att det finns några säkerhetshål att tala om i Skype för OS X…