My DNS logs have logged activity to Skype but as far as I know, no one in my house uses Skype. Well, its only my wife and I in the house (and there is where the concern lies). OpenDNS has been logging access to www.skype.com, pipe.skype.com, and skypewebexperience.live.com.
A few weeks ago I bought a DLink router with Gargoyle and it has been logging all web access but as I understand it now, skype is peer-to-peer which Gargoyle does not log. But I would think the router would log the access to the Skype website. So while OpenDNS is logging Skype access one every few days, it is not picked up by the router. I thought it may have been guests to the house but I have confirmed some days where Skype was accessed where there was no one else at home. My router is also secure so I doubt anyone is leeching off my internet.
My question is around pipe.skype.com. Is this the peer-to-peer connection for audio/video?
I posted this to the Skype forum but never did get a response. I figured folks here may know something.
I have never used Skype so I have no idea how it works behind the scenes.
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