Skype Fixes Password Reset Mechanism

Skype says it has fixed a flaw in its password reset mechanism; the vulnerability has been known for at least two months, but was not addressed until last week. The flaw allowed anyone who knew a Skype user’s email address to reset that person’s account password. Prior to fixing the problem, Skype disabled the password reset feature.

If you use Skype, you may now want to change your password.

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