[funsec] A wedge into Skype
Tomas L. Byrnes
tomb at byrneit.net
Thu Jul 8 20:55:52 CDT 2010
There was extensive study done several years ago, and published in 2004.
Google: Analysis of Skype Salman Baset Henning Schulzrinne
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> An initial foray has been made into tracking and reading Skype.
> This is only an initial look at one aspect of Skype. Key generation,
> assignments and re-assignment, connection to the server, and session
> have all yet to be studied.
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> Sometimes, when we lose ourselves in fear and despair, in routine
> and constancy, in hopelessness and tragedy, we can thank God for
> Bavarian sugar cookies. And, fortunately, when there aren't any
> cookies, we can still find reassurance in a familiar hand on our
> skin, or a kind and loving gesture, or subtle encouragement, or a
> loving embrace, or an offer of comfort, not to mention hospital
> gurneys and nose plugs, an uneaten Danish, soft-spoken secrets,
> and Fender Stratocasters, and maybe the occasional piece of
> fiction. And we must remember that all these things, the nuances,
> the anomalies, the subtleties, which we assume only accessorize
> our days, are effective for a much larger and nobler cause. They
> are here to save our lives. I know the idea seems strange, but I
> also know that it just so happens to be true.
> - `Stranger Than Fiction' http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0420223/quotes
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