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skype request

Bert Bates

Joined: Oct 14, 2002
Posts: 8898
Any of you OS X guys use skype?

Recently and intermittently, I've been getting this message from skype:

"Skype wants to use your confidential information stored in "skype" in your keychain. Do you want to allow access to this item?"

Seems dubious, you guys know what's going on?

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Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 63852

It wants to use your credentials to log in. They're stored in your keychain.

Given that Skype is now owned by Microsoft, your caution is not unwarranted.

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