5-year-old Skype Backdoor Discovered — Mac OS X Users Urged to Update

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) Those innocent-looking apps in your smartphone can secretly spy on your communications or could allow hackers to do so.

Hard to believe, but it’s true.

Recently, Trustwave’s SpiderLabs analysts discovered a hidden backdoor in Skype for Apple’s macOS and Mac OS X operating systems that could be used to spy on users’ communications without their knowledge.

The backdoor

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