skype.exe may be a dangerous application, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. This program triggers many of the "probable danger" criteria described bellow. It is not yet known if skype.exe is malware or not which doesn't harm the computer. Please be careful with this application.
This program is usually stored in C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this file is b59fcdce32add735c891897d0c88ef27.
This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This application uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
This program runs as a 32-bit program. It does not exploit the full set of features of modern PC processors. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description stored in the exe is Skype .
File version 126.96.36.199.
Author Skype Technologies S.A..
Intellectual property rights notice © 2003 - 2012 Skype and/or Microsoft.
skype.exe appears to have visible windows. This is good because it doesn't work in some kind of stealth mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to you.
Some dangerous features of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to be very careful regarding this program.
skype.exe has a digital signature. Today most legit programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature is broken, which means it is most likely that this program may be a virus and that someone most likely changed some of its code after the signature was applied. Please be very careful regarding this!
Digitally signed by: Skype Software Sarl
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Code Signing PCA 2011
This program starts at Windows startup. Yes
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.