TOM-Skype Detection

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

TOM-Skype is running on the remote host.

Description :

TOM-Skype is a variant of the popular 'Skype' VoIP application done in
conjunction with TOM Online, a popular Chinese Internet Provider.

The remote version of TOM-Skype filters out some incoming keywords
that the official version of Skype does not, and apparently does not
guarantee the confidentiality of text messages sent through this
network.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?6c6babaf
http://2006.recon.cx/en/f/vskype-part2.pdf
http://skype.tom.com

Solution :

Make sure that use of this software is in agreement with your
organization's security policies.

Risk factor :

None

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 34361 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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