Skype 2.5's stealth mode 'cracked'

Only days after it emerged that 'stealth' techniques had been introduced into the beta version of Skype 2.5 have these techniques designed to make Skype harder to block been cracked.

Last week, P2P security specialist iPoque reported that the recently-announced beta of Skype 2.5 had changed its call setup in order to bypass the growing band of packet-filtering systems aiming to stop the software running on company networks.

The company has now been able to reverse-engineer the work of Skype’s designers, but only by radically overhauling its detection procedure. Skype 2.5's stealth mode 'cracked' News - PC Advisor

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 16th May 2006 9:36PM