Skype adds end-to-end encrypted conversations using same tech as Whatsapp and Google Allo


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Originally published at: https://www.myce.com/news/skype-adds-end-to-end-encrypted-conversations-using-same-tech-as-whatsapp-and-google-allo-84970/

Similar to other chat services, Skype users can now also have end-to-end encrypted conversations, but Microsoft has not enabled the functionality by default. Earlier this year it already became known that Microsoft and Open Whisper Systems partnered on adding end-to-end encryption to Skype.