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Submission + - Linguistics cracks Skype calls (i-programmer.info)

mikejuk writes: You might think of linguistics as being interesting but not really useful. Now computational linguistics has been used to crack Skype encryption and reconstruct what is being said in a VoIP call.
What is surprising is that though they are encrypted, the frames that make up a Skype call contain clues about what phonemes are being spoken.

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Linguistics cracks Skype calls

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