Skype is testing a new feature


Skype тестирует новую функциюMicrosoft began testing the feature end-to-end encryption in Skype for text, audio messages and files.

In the current version of Skype is already used protective elements, however, end-to-end encryption safer. This type of encryption means that the content of the messages can be read only by sender and receiver, they are not stored on the Microsoft servers.

This does not mean that these data cannot be intercepted, but it is safer than most methods.

Now open encrypted chat can be only two interlocutors, for group chats, this feature is not yet available.

It is noted that a new security system based on the Signal Protocol was developed by the creators of the messenger Signal.


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