Roadshows warn of IT security risks in deploying VoIP

Monday, 13 December 2004, 10:52 AM EST

Hundreds of IT directors and telecoms managers attended security roadshows organised by Siemens Communications across the UK in the past few weeks. The events listed the new threats to voice over IPsystems.

These included attack by the widely available freeware known as Vomit, which can capture packets of voice data from converged voice and data networks, allowing hackers to listen to private conversations.

By Antony Savvas at MicroScope.

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