TOM-Skype Detection

Info Nessus Plugin ID 34361


TOM-Skype is running on the remote host.


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.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 34361

File Name: tom_skype_installed.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2008/10/07

Modified: 2011/03/21

Dependencies: 21208

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Services/skype