A group of researchers from the Institute of Telecommunications of the Warsaw University of Technology have devised a way to send and receive messages hidden in the data packets used to represent silences during a Skype call.
Skype has temporarily disabled its password reset function while it was investigating reports about a vulnerability that has been misused to hijack users' accounts, but the function is now available again as they claim to have fixed the problem.
Last week reports came out stating that the Dorkbot worm is now targeting Skype users.
Skype users, beware of messages like this one: The spamming campaign has surfaced in the last few days and is being propagated via compromised Skype accounts.
Bogus emails supposedly sent by Skype are targeting users of the popular VoIP service, saying that their Skype password has been "successfully changed", Hoax-Slayer warns.
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