[unisog] Security Issues with Skype

Julian Y. Koh kohster at northwestern.edu
Mon May 2 16:34:18 GMT 2005


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At 12:04 -0400 05/02/2005, Yelle, Norman wrote:
>If I'm not mistaken, installing Skype will also install the Gator spyware.

I've never installed Skype on a Windows machine, but

<http://support.skype.com/index.php?_a=knowledgebase&_j=questiondetails&_i=74>

claims that there is not advertising or spyware included with Skype.

That definitely seems to be the case at least with the Mac OS X version.


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