Hackers can now capture your IP address and expose your physical location by sending a Skype link, even if you don’t click it.
An IP address, which stands for “Internet Protocol address,” is like a unique digital home address for your device on the internet.
The IP addresses are sensitive addresses because they can reveal certain information about you and your online activities like:-
- Approximate location
- Type of device you’re using
- Websites you visit
In a report shared with 404 Media, it’s been affirmed that the cybersecurity researcher behind this discovery, Yossi, has already notified Microsoft about this vulnerability earlier this month.