Security worries threaten voice over IP future

Thursday, 10 June 2004, 12:09 PM EST

Security experts are becoming worried that Voice over IP technology may be too insecure for many companies.

According to Techworld, telecoms experts at the VON Europe Voice over IP conference in London were told that enterprise users who had been seduced by VOIP were suddenly having to worry about things like denial of service attacks, viruses, hackers and even spam.

One Alcatel bigwig pointed out that unlike the old days of telephones, security was a permanent problem with VOIP and punters always had to be getting ready for the next problem.

By INQUIRER staff.

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