New Details on Skype Eavesdropping

Posted by vainrveenr on Jun 21, 2013 7:43 PM EDT
Blog: Schneier on Security; By Bruce Schneier
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This article, on the cozy relationship between the commercial personal-data industry and the intelligence industry, has new information on the security of Skype.

Skype, the Internet-based calling service, began its own secret program, Project Chess, to explore the legal and technical issues in making Skype calls readily available to intelligence agencies and law enforcement officials, according to people briefed on the program who asked not to be named to avoid trouble with the intelligence agencies.

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