Application Control Application Control

Skype_Communication

Description

This indicates an attempt to access Skype.
Skype is an application that allows users to chat, and make voice and video calls over the Internet. Users can upload files in a chat message. Skype also provides group conference calls in addition to one-to-one calls. Skype is available for the major platforms - Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, Android and iOS. Most of Skype's service is free. However, Skype Credit is a paid service which allows users to call a mobile phone number. The ownership of Skype has switched hands over the years since it was created in 2003. It is currently owned by Microsoft. Skype uses a proprietary p2p protocol.
Note: Please set "Microsoft.Authentication" and "Skype.Portals" to Allow/Monitor to whitelist Skype.