Skype won't say if it decrypts VoIP calls

Wednesday, 30 July 2008, 10:30 AM EST

The encryption of Skype VoIP phone calls might not be as secure as you think. It's possible the company keeps keys so law enforcement authorities can decrypt encrypted VoIP phone calls, a report says, but Skype won't say for sure one way or the other.

According to an online report, Austrian officials with legal authority to tap VoIP phone communications have no problem listening in on Skype calls, which are encrypted as a standard part of Skype service.

At Computerworld.

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