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Voip phones at risk

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Security analysts have demonstrated that it is possible to access Voip (voice-over-internet-protocol) phones, and they have been able to listen to calls and even manipulate the system to dial expensive premium rate numbers. Access was apparently gained via default passwords but the manufacturer in question, Snom, has said the research… Read more »

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Phone scams on sharp incline in last year

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Phone scamming is on a sharp incline with thieves tricking unsuspecting victims out of a staggering £23.9m in the last year. That’s up over 300% on the previous year, which netted scammers £7m. Financial Fraud Action, a group which runs fraud prevention for the financial services industry, thinks that almost… Read more »

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