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Is our video coversation safe?

Is our video conversation safe? If I am doing video chatting with my friends or family then it is safe from third parties. Means is it possible that someone else can decrypt it and can see our video conversation on his system ??

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Skype takes privacy/security very seriously. No other users can watch your video chat sessions.

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k_adilumer
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Skype takes privacy/security very seriously. No other users can watch your video chat sessions.

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Hi, k_adilumer, and welcome to the Community!

 

I would say Skype audio and video calls are definitely safe.  Here is more information:

https://support.skype.com/en-us/faq/FA143/Is-Skype-secure

and

https://support.skype.com/en-us/faq/FA31/Does-Skype-use-encryption

 

Please take a pro-active approach and ...

1.  Use the most recent version of Skype available for your computer/operating system or device.  Keep your internet browsers updated.

2.  Ensure you keep up with downloading and installing updates and patches for your computer/operating system or device as they are released.

3.  Regularly download the latest virus signature files available for your preferred anti-virus/malware/spyware software and run it.

4.  Exercise reasonable precautions as you surf the web.

 

Edited to add this note:  I did not realize Moderator Wesley posted his reply more quickly than I did. 

 

Best regards,

Elaine

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Thank you very much :happy:

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:bigsmile:  You are always welcome!

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