Enhanced Skype traffic identification

  title={Enhanced Skype traffic identification},
  author={Marcell Per233nyi and S225ndor Moln225r},
  booktitle={ValueTools '07},
Skype applies strong encryption to provide secure communication inside the whole Skype network. The communication ports of clients are chosen randomly. As a consequence, traditional port based or payload based identification of Skype traffic cannot be applied. In this paper we present a novel flow dynamics based identification method to discover both Skype hosts and voice calls. The method is based only on packet headers and extracted flow level information. This method is the second algorithm… CONTINUE READING