Software Update: Skype

A new version of Skype has been released for the Mac OS X platform with a version number of With this so-called VoIP program you can talk to other users of this program for free. For a small fee, a subscription called SkypeOut can be taken out, so that calls to fixed and mobile telephone numbers are possible. The list of changes only reports a fix for a vulnerability:


  • bugfix: fixed a bug in networking code that made Skype vulnerable to remotely induced crash (Skype Security Bulletin SKYPE-SB/2005-003)

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Operating systems macOS
Website Skype
License type Freeware