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[liberationtech] skype

Joseph Lorenzo Hall joe at cdt.org
Fri Mar 22 03:23:52 PDT 2013



On 3/21/13 9:36 PM, Michael Carbone wrote:
> Anyone looked into the reports that Skype leaks your IP address?
> Apparently you do not have to interact with the person whose location
> you are interested in to be able to get their IP address.

I think this is (still) the vulnerability Kieth Ross and his team at
NYU-Poly found a few years ago... last I talked to him this particular
flaw was still exploitable and hadn't been fixed:

http://www.poly.edu/press-release/2011/10/18/researchers-uncover-privacy-flaws-can-reveal-users-identities-locations-and

best, Joe




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