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TheInquirer – Nick Farrell – Skype Reads Your BIOS – Talks To Your Motherboard When Your Dad Is Out, Too – 22 June 2013

https://i0.wp.com/www.theinquirer.net/images/logo.jpgREPORTS are coming in from eagle-eyed users who have spotted the Voice over IP outfit Skype’s software reading their BIOS and motherboard serial number.

Over here, one bloke who runs 64-bit versions of Windows, spotted a strange dialogue box which says “the program or feature “??C:Documents and SettingsMyriaLocal SettingsTemp121.com” cannot start or run due to incompatibility with 64-bit versions of Windows.” Continue reading