DEP Security System Mistakes Skype as Malware


Skype’s free internet telephony application has a long standing reputation of user friendliness and easy integration into Windows and other operating systems.

On new computers, however, which run Windows XP SP2, and use DEP-enabled Intel or AMD processors, Skype 2.0 is misread as a potential security threat. This means that to run Skype, a user must either modify the DEP exception list, or turn off the security system altogether. DEP Security System Mistakes Skype as Malware » Telecommunications Industry News

Linked by shanmuga Sunday, 22nd January 2006 2:01AM