This event is generated when network traffic that indicates Skype is being used. This is a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) application.
Possible policy violation. The use of Skype may be prohibited by corporate policy in some network environments.
This event indicates that the Skype is being used on the protected network.
Peer-to-Peer applications may also be used as a vector to transfer worms and viruses past Anti-Virus defenses onto a protected network.
All systems using Skype
This is a possible policy violation, it may be that Skype has been installated on a client host.
Peer-to-Peer clients can be used to transmit confidential corporate information out of the protected network.
Ease of Attack
Disallow the use of Skype on the protected network and enforce or implement an organization wide policy on the use of Skype.
Sourcefire Vulnerability Research Team