- It uses proprietary closed and encrypted protocol (closed also means weak);
- Written using obfuscation in software (decryption and checks also uses additional n800 power and resources)
- According to latest reports it reads sensitive user information (many /etc files, Firefox Profile, and many others) and nobody knows why (because software is closed source and obfuscated) and how it can be used by crackers.
Skype Detailed Analyzes that I enjoyed reading - WhitePaper from BlackHat Europe, March 2006 -http://www.secdev.org/conf
Detailed discussion at Skype forum could be found here
So, Wengo is viable as alternative to the Skype.
What is Wengo ?
Wengo is an Open Source Software for IP communication that competes with Skype in features , User Interface, and it almost runs on all Operating System (Linux, MacOS X, Window$)
Why Wengo ?
Please read the introduction.
Screen shots of User Interface on Wengo ?
Could be found h3r3
Where Wengo ?
Please write your reviews here , if you had the time to try it , So we all learn from your experience.