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[liberationtech] skype

Andreas Bader andreas.bader at
Fri Mar 22 12:21:58 PDT 2013

Anthony Papillion:
> On 03/22/2013 05:23 AM, Joseph Lorenzo Hall wrote:
>> 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:
> That is definitely true. Basically, you can get the IP address the 
> account last logged in from. Do a search for 'Skype Resolver' and 
> you'll find a bunch of services that do this.
> Here's one:
> Put in the Skype username. If it fails, try again as it sometimes 
> messes up the first time. Apparently, Microsoft has not fixed this
> yet.

Is this the same "Script Kiddie Hack" that was available for IQC a few
years ago? Don't you think that will solve itself?


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