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Grandstream UCM6100 PBX - Security & GPLv2 Disaster?

Last week I wrote Grandstream UCM6100 PBX - Yet Another Aastra & snom Disaster? I was looking at it from a partner and reseller perspective. But I was talking with FreePBX's Tony Lewis and he mentioned he discovered the version...

Skype Aware of IP Security Flaw Back in 2010

Some more interesting information has come to light regarding the IP revealing security flaw in Skype. Researchers from Inria, a research institute in France, and the Polytechnic Institute of New York University discovered the flaw. Stevens Le Blond, one of...

Kindle Fire Silk Browser Proxying Stokes Privacy Concerns

The new Amazon Kindle Fire will use Amazon's very own completely new Web browser called Silk that leverages Amazon's EC2 architecture to proxy and cache web content for faster performance. You might think of it as something similar to Opera...

Skype Responds to Android Vulnerability

Skype's Chief Security Officer, Adrian Asher responded to Android Police's article on a vulnerability in the Skype for Android client. He writes: It has been brought to our attention that, were you to install a malicious third-party application onto your...

UM Labs Brings 256-bit AES Secure VoIP to Mobile Phones

I met with Mike Wilson, VP of Sales & Marketing for UM Labs at ITEXPO today to learn more about their secure VoIP offering. At ITEXPO they announced their 1.5 release, which steps up interoperability amongst various IP-PBXS and now...

Digium Responds to FBI Vhishing Security Warning about Asterisk

A few days ago the FBI's Internet Crimes Complaint Center (IC3) issued an unclear warning that says versions of Asterisk software are vulnerable to vhishing (voice phishing) attacks, but didn't say which versions, but causing a flurry of news activity...

VoIPshield Finds Security Flaws in Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007, Office Communicator and Windows Live Messenger

I'm always a bit skeptical of VoIP security vulnerabilities discovered by firms which sell security products. Nevertheless, I thought it was worth sharing this bit of news.Update: Microsoft responded that VoIPShield's test is "on a non-secure implementation of OCS,...

Analysis of a VoIP Attack

VoIP security is often overlooked by IT administrators as well as VARs and resellers that deploy VoIP in the enterprise. They do so at their own peril, however. One of the main factors behind using VoIP is to save money....

snom VoIP phone hacked

Those same rascals that figured out how to do call jacking on the popular BT Home Hub to make free "hacked" VoIP calls have done it again! GNUCitizen.org is a group of security experts that just discovered a vulnerability...

Iwatsu Adds SIP-Aware Firewall

Today, at Internet Telephony Conference, Iwatsu Voice Networks (Booth #617) announced the expansion of its Valued Integrated Partner program (VIP) with the addition of a new partner, Ingate Systems. Iwatsu's VIP program is designed to offer products and services that...

Asterisk Security Vulnerability in SIP Channel Driver

On December 26th, Grey VoIP reported a security hole in Asterisk - an Asterisk SIP Channel Driver BYE Message Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerability. The vulnerability could allow a remote user to send a specially crafted BYE message using the...

VoIP Security Podcast

Dan York, a Mitel employee, VoIP security buff, and a blogger + podcaster was at the recent ITEXPO and TMC allowed him to record some of the paid conferences plus post them online for all to hear. Dan writes for...

Asterisk and Ranch Networks make Asterisk secure and more scalable

Today at Internet Telephony Conference & Expo, Digium and Ranch Networks have announced that they are teaming up to make Asterisk a secure and scalable VoIP solution. I have a meeting with Mark Spencer, Mr. Asterisk himself at 4pm today...

Juniper news

Juniper Networks has been very busy at Internet Telephony Conference and Expo announcing a few worthy news items. I've been busy, so didn't have time to blog these when the stories broke.- Juniper Networks, Inc. two days ago announced it...

Security concerns slow VoIP adoption for small and medium businesses

Looks like yet another survey is claiming SMBs are slow to deploy VoIP - with one of the major concerns being security. You wouldn't think this would be the case since SMBs tend to move faster than larger organizations. There...

Secure WiMAX VPN

Wireless security provider Columbitech has announced news on how it helps secure roaming and single log-in capabilities within WiMax and various other networks. Similar to WiFi, WiMAX is a shared network, only with a much larger distance radius. Thus, there...

Thinking in your own voice

I came across story think that states that most imaginary voices are male (even for females that hear imaginary voices). This reminded me of something I pondered a few years ago when I asked my then fiancee and friends if...

Skype Security

Looks like Skype has some more security issues. Andy had an "eavesdropping" security issue when he tried calling another Skype user. Essentially when he dialed this other Skype user, this user was already in a Skype conference call, so Andy...

VoIP Security

VoIP Security Lockdown VoIP security is often overlooked.Too often us VoIP bloggers get caught up writing about the latest cool feature added to Vonage/Packet8/CallVantage, etc., or the latest VoIP gadget or toy.Unfortunately, VoIP security just isn't a sexy topic.But...

Are Hackers Stealing your Data via Wireless WiFi Signals?

Until I read this "Stealth wallpaper keeps company secrets safe | New Scientist" article, the only way I knew of to block external access to WiFi signals was to line the building's walls with aluminium foil, and use special glass...
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