Breaking into voicemail systems is a easy

Wednesday, 1 September 2004, 12:21 PM EST

Criminal gangs are exploiting poor security on company voicemail systems to snoop on confidential information or to make long-distance phone calls at the company’s expense, according to security experts.

In some cases groups have profited by selling phonecards programmed to dial into company voicemail systems to make "free" international calls, said Andy Zmolek, senior manager for information security at network specialist Avaya.

By Bill Goodwin at Computer Weekly.

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