Monday, July 16, 2012

Skype Bug Hits Private Messages

No form of communication over the web is fully private.Skype has just got hit by a bug in its VoIP software.The bug is accidentally diverting the instant message conversations to random contacts as reported by many user on the skype community .Skype then admitted messages sent between two users were being copied to a third party, in "rare circumstances".

Skype Bug Hits Private Messages
Screenshot taken from skype forum

The Skype has confirmed that it is working on a fix for the bug, which appears to have been introduced in an update to Skype applied in June.Skype has told its user that the update for the same is coming soon .

In its blog Skype Stated
"Based on recent Skype customer forum posts and our own investigation over the past couple of days, we have identified a bug that we are working hard to fix. This issue occurs only when a user's Skype client crashes during a Skype IM session, which may in some cases result in the last IM entered or sent prior to the crash being delivered to a different IM contact after the Skype client is rebooted or logged in as a new user.

Update : Fix for skype IM problem has Been issued :Hotfixes for Skype for Windows (version and Skype for Linux (version are now available. Download Here

Source : Skype


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