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Skype disables password reset page to deal with email-based security ‘vulnerability’


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Skype has taken down its password reset page as it deals with a password reset exploit that can give suspicious types access to your account with only your email address. The issue was first spotted on Russian forums months earlier, b

ut TNW has since been able to replicate the same, apparently easy to reproduce, vulnerability. Before Skype withdrew its password reset page, the only way to avoid the problem was to change your email address to something unknown by anyone. According to Skype’s Heartbeat status blog, it’s now investigating the issue further.

source Skype

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