is skype encrypted?

Hal Burgiss hal at
Sat Apr 10 14:40:25 UTC 2010

On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 9:58 AM, Jozsi Vadkan <jozsi.avadkan at> wrote:
> Can someone [same subnet, e.g.: with a hub, not switch..] sniff my skype
> password when i'm using Skype? Is it encrypted?

According to found
courtesy of Google search, the password is hashed (one way encryption)
during creation on the client and communications with the server and
other clients is itself encrypted. At least that's the way I read it.


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