Items tagged with two-step-verification

Skype is having security troubles again. According to great big red flag raised by a user on the Skype community forums, Skype accounts are extremely vulnerable--through Skype’s own support system. The user, Ximer, said on the forum that anyone can steal your Skype account with very little to go on; specifically, all one needs is 3-5 of your contacts on Skype; an email you’ve used on Skype at some point; and your first and last name. He notes that his account wasn’t “hacked” per se; it was simply stolen, using basic information to dupe Skype support into verifying the account’s ownership. And it happened to him multiple times in one day. And the thief (or thieves)... Read more...