VoIP presents major security risk, expert warns

Thursday, 21 September 2006, 2:27 AM EST

Banks and other companies switching their phone systems to VoIP are making themselves vulnerable to phishing attacks for which there are currently no effective detection or prevention tools, a security researcher warned Wednesday.

"People will be able to penetrate bank networks and hijack their phone lines," said an independent security researcher, known by his pseudonym The Grugq, in an interview.

At Computerworld.

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