Gaping security hole in Microsoft’s Skype patched today

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Microsoft has today plugged a simply exploitable flaw in Skype’s password reset facility. The password recovery flaw was discussed on a Russian security forum two or three months ago but it has taken until today, as the story was picked up by many western media, for Microsoft to pull out its finger and fix the issue.

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Story added 14. November 2012, content source with full text you can find at link above.