I am thinking of getting SKYPE and a WebCam for chating with my grandchildren out of state. However I am wondering if a program such as this opens my system up to any security threats for virus, trojan, worms, etc; beyond what is normal on the web. Also I will probaly download the latest version of SKYPE from FileHippo unless for some reason that is not a good choice???
Can someone explain how SKYPE is free as they must be making money somewhere along the way in order to continue the service?