Comments:Russian reverse engineers Skype; uploads source to public

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Comments from feedback form - "to me I have nothing to hide. ..."023:12, 15 June 2011
Skype security216:02, 13 June 2011
Comments from feedback form - "The fact that we rely so much ..."222:57, 12 June 2011

Comments from feedback form - "to me I have nothing to hide. ..."

to me I have nothing to hide. I use the respect from other people I like to use peace with those I meet. (talk)23:12, 15 June 2011

Skype security

According to the Wikipedia article Skype security, the protocol (according to the company) uses standard cryptographic systems like RSA and AES. So why should having the source code reverse engineered be a security concern? The company's reaction completely undermines any claims they had to security.

Aaron Rotenberg (talk)23:14, 12 June 2011

I would be quite interested in reading an analyze of the secrets exposed. Specially about whether they found any backdoors in the system that proves Skype (the company) has the ability to eavesdrop on the communications that go thru the network.

TiagoTiago (talk)07:13, 13 June 2011

All this is going to do is make it easier to start nonprofit calling services. I doubt any secrets or backdoors will be exposed.

Good for Mr. Bushmanov!

SweetNightmares (talk)16:02, 13 June 2011

Comments from feedback form - "The fact that we rely so much ..."

The fact that we rely so much on the internet to communicate with each other is troubling and does not bode well for national security. (talk)00:02, 12 June 2011

Why's that?

You know you're using the Internet to communicate right now, right? See how convenient it is! Could you have possibly got that message out to so many people so quickly and easily by sending a chain letter, or phoning everyone personally?

I don't see any national security issues that can come from people communicating via Skype. Believe it or not, that's not how military intelligence is shared.

DENDODGE15:38, 12 June 2011

Military intelligence is an oxymoron. (talk)22:57, 12 June 2011