Imagine having a Skype conference call will a bunch of potential business associates, and unbeknownst to you one of them can see everything you are typing even when you aren’t sharing your screen. That is the malicious promise of a new type of attack researchers are calling Skype&Type. These Italian researchers plan to share their new attack methodolog at the upcoming Blackhat Las Vegas Conference. Meanwhile, they previewed the attack for a Forbes journalist. Watch the video below to learn more about this attack, and why it might help my “machine learning” security prediction come true.
Episode Runtime: 3:52
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7BOiXTLPzM
- Great article and video on Skype&Type attack – Forbes
- Research whitepaper on Don’t Skype & Type – ARXVI.org
- An older blog post on Skype&Type – GetVoIP.com