April 20, 2011 at 1:15 PM ET
Recently, we wrote about the discovery of a security exploit in the Skype for Android app that made the folders and databases containing your personal data accessible by anyone or any app. This was pretty scary news, but it appears that the issue may have been resolved by a software update which also enabled 3G voice calls.
SlashGear reports that the latest version of Skype for Android — v22.214.171.1243, in case you're wondering — enables 3G voice calling for all U.S. users (instead of only allowing Verizon users to take advantage of the feature) and contains a whole bunch of security fixes.
There is speculation that one of those fixes resolves the recently revealed information security exploit, but there is no confirmation of this just yet.
Skype for Android is free and can be downloaded through the Android Market.