Users of video services, such as Skype, should be aware of a variety of scams that may use footage and images captured without your knowledge, to blackmail you.
Skype scam originates from a dating website or social network site like Facebook.
To add one, type in a friend's name to search for them in Skype's database, but check with the person first to make sure you've got the right John Smith, for example.
Eventhough my friendlist settings are private they knew exactly who my friends were.
Encryption is the process of mathematically processing data using an encryption “key“, such as a password or passphrase, in such a way that the result of the combination is unrecognizable as the original.
Encrypted data can be restored to its original form by reprocessing it, using the original encryption key (symmetric encryption) or the matching key of a key pair If there’s a Skype-to-Skype connection, it may be encrypted end-to-end, but messages sent to the Skype servers are encrypted only en route, and arrive there unencrypted.
Though the sound quality doesn't match that of regular landlines, it can be improved by using a headset. Create a username and password, and you're all set to make your first call.
Instead of numbers, you create a contacts list of other people's Skype names.
Do not show up in whatever you were wearing earlier, your dressing must highlight you in the best possible light.