SkypeHide promises to hide secret messages in silent Skype packets, even when authorities are listening
Buzzing around the internet this week: Polish security researcher and professor Wojciech Mazurczyk (left) claims to be developing a way to hide secret, un-eavesdroppable messages in “silent” packets transmitted within Skype conversations . He and his team plan to present SkypeHide at a steganography conference in Montpellier, France, this coming June. VentureBeat has a writeup here . The ease with which Skype can be snooped by law enforcement is well-known . I’ll be interested to hear what other security researchers make of Mazurczyk’s project, when and if it is eventually released.