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Re: So much for Skype.

On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 19:37, Andrew McGlashan
<andrew.mcglashan@affinityvision.com.au> wrote:
> Then there is the whole security risk of using Skype, it pokes it's
> own holes through firewalls and takes advantage of super user rights
> whenever it can, silently!

Poking holes in the firewall sounds to me like a firewall problem, not
a Skype problem.

What is this about super user rights? Does Skype attain elevated
privileges when being run as a regular user? How does it do that, and
wouldn't that be an OS bug?

Dotan Cohen


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