Techtarget.com, 17 May 2006
Unless you've been hiding under a technology rock for the past two years, you've undoubtedly heard about Skype – the free voice over IP (VoIP) telephony solution that's spreading around the Internet like wildfire. With the promise of free calling, Skype's gathered an international following of over 100 million users.
However, while Skype might be a fun toy for home use, it may represent a definite threat to your enterprise security. Users attempting to make personal calls on company time or save a few bucks on their personal telephone bill might unwittingly jeopardize your data. Let's take a look at a few of the more alarming features of Skype: