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Submission + - Security hole allows takeover of Skype account using only your email address (thenextweb.com)

concealment writes: "A new security hole has been discovered in Microsoft’s Skype that allows anyone to change your password and thus take over your account. The issue was first posted on a Russian forum two months ago and has been confirmed by The Next Web (we have not linked to any of the blogs or posts detailing the exploit because it is very easy to reproduce).

Update: Skype appears to have pulled its password reset page, stopping this flaw in its tracks (Confirmed, read below for details).

We’ve been in touch with Skype over the past few hours to give them a chance to address this vulnerability. The company has informed us it is currently conducting an internal investigation."

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Security hole allows takeover of Skype account using only your email address

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