Skype adds encrypted chat option for all users
The new feature is especially noteworthy because of Skype's past reputation for allowing outside access in certain cases.
Security flaw in Electron impacts hundreds of desktop apps
This is the second critical remote code execution vulnerability of the year for Electron.
Severe Electron framework vulnerability impacts apps like Skype and Slack
Electron isn't widely known by the public, but it's the software that underlies some of today's most popular apps.
Microsoft adopts Signal's encryption protocol for new private conversation mode
The Microsoft-backed messaging software will use Signal's encryption protocol to protect chats, file exchanges and recorded audio messages from one user's machine to the other.