In the latest version of the famous software for video calling Skype found error, allowing using the 1st news to stop the visitor to the recipient. However, the vulnerability of "kills" and the client is the sender of the news.
Timely version of Skype visitor for a number of platforms is very unpleasant vulnerability. Send the user news that contains the sequence of characters http://:, leads to abnormal program termination, except as the recipient and the sender. Then the app after authorization is continuously disabled.
The gap extends to the Skype client for Windows, Android and iOS, with all this, it does not affect Skype for Mac, and modern application, readily available in Windows Store. Also, if you send a message-error with earlier versions of the program, Skype will continue to work.
If suddenly you have found the vulnerability, then you need to delete the file main.db, internally has a history of correspondence. This method works for Windows users, but not for those with devices on Android and iOS. The only current solution so far is the rollback of the client to version 7.3 (current - 7.5).
On the official Skype forum this problem is considered to be the most discussed, the first reported domestic famous bloggers who, most likely, among the first and revealed the vulnerability. "We know about customer-reported bug and are working on a fix" convince the adherents of Skype.
sections: World News, Hi-Tech