If you fancy setting up your own technical support line, or even a ‘adult chat’ line, you can now do so thanks to the Skype Prime feature within the latest beta release.The new service allows customers to charge incoming callers by the minute or require a one-time fee, providing pay-for services at the click of a button.Graham Cluley runs his own award-winning computer security blog, and is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s.Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and gives computer security presentations. One thing is for sure, even if measures are put in place to reduce Skype contact spam it won’t be the end of the spam problem on the network.We’re likely to see more and more cases where innocent Skype users’ accounts are compromised by hackers and used as a “launching pad” for spam campaigns – whether they be to advertise spammy goods or to spread malicious links.
Beware and Alert your facebook friends about this worst nightmare.Qik addresses two modern trends in mobile messaging, both of appear to be aimed directly at Millennials. You can record and store your own Qik Fliks so you're ready to respond to anything, Microsoft says. It's available on Android and i Phone only right now. First, it separates this messaging functionality into a discrete app, much as Facebook did with Facebook Chat. And second, that self-destruct functionality provides the privacy and non-permanence that the younger set seems to crave when they communicate with each other. You'd be surprised how quickly a short video can turn into a great conversation." And here are the pertinent details. You can get Skype Qik for Windows Phone, i Phone and Android handsets. These are theories, of course, since I am an actual adult.