Skype is reportedly refusing to patch a security vulnerability in its updater process which could allow an attacker to gain system level privileges on a vulnerable computer.
A British computer hacker was arrested on charges stemming from launching thousands of cyber-attacks against firms, including Pokemon, Google and Skype.
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Skype is being used to distribute QRAT malware to unsuspecting travellers looking for help on filling out US, travel documents.