So, while we would like to rely on encryption as a clear indication that there are no Skype calls recorded (at least by Skype), that’s not a conclusion we can make.
On top of that, there’s really no reliable way to tell what kind of connection you have, or even if you do have a Skype-to-Skype connection, that the information still isn’t being mirrored to Skype’s servers somehow.
Unfortunately, many are paying a very steep price for that.
Encryption is the process of mathematically processing data using an encryption “key“, such as a password or passphrase, in such a way that the result of the combination is unrecognizable as the original.
Michigan State Police are currently attempting to track down this man.
This case is an example of how apps such as Tango and Whats App can be particularly dangerous because you may not know the age of the person you are chatting with.