Microsoft Won’t Patch a Severe Skype Vulnerability Anytime Soon

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) A serious vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft-owned most popular free web messaging and voice calling service Skype that could potentially allow attackers to gain full control of the host machine by granting system-level privileges to a local, unprivileged user.

The worst part is that this vulnerability will not be patched by Microsoft anytime soon.

It’s not because the flaw is

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