Don’t Let Unerased Skype History Lead Hackers To Your Conversations

Don't Let Unerased Skype History Lead Hackers To Your Conversations

Skype did manage to let the world talk for free. I think it’d be hard to find a single PC user on the globe who doesn’t use the service. But the free service can make us pay a heavy price if we don’t pay proper attention to safeguarding our privacy.

Skype history is a feature that works very similarly to your browser history. It records all your conversations and calls so that you can view, save, or import the content later on. While a handy feature, Skype history poses a serious privacy issue too: The instant messages you send and receive aren’t only stored in the chat area on the actual interface, but get saved locally on your hard drive too! And it’s no secret for hackers where that folder is located on your PC, if they manage to access it.

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