Anyone using Skype? (www.skype.com
i learnt that skype uses AES 256-bit encryption to secure its instant messaging, file transfer and pc-to-pc voice call. (btw the quality of the voice calls is excellent, even for dialup users like me!)
my question is: how strong is this "AES 256-bit encryption"? and how safe would it be if i wanted to transfer so-called "sensitive" data or to talk about "sensitive" things with my friends in china? you know there are more than 40000 internet cops out there working day and night to monitor what people are doing on the net. and if they find something "anti-revolutionary" or "politically wrong", they'll start to trace you and soon you'll be in trouble...i don't want my friends be in trouble but i want to let them know what is going on in their country---they need some fresh air and freedom, not all the craps from the government don't they?
any help/comments would be greatly appreciated.