Is VOIP the next target of worms, spam?

Wednesday, 21 September 2005, 8:16 PM EST

While many issues remain unsettled in the area of Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) technology, IT security experts believe that it can be the next major target for various attacks.

Although no high-profile cases have yet been recorded, VOIP will eventually become the target for hackers and malicious code writers, said Nigel Stewart, McAfee regional sales manager for Southeast Asia and India. He gave the warning at his presentation in the recent MediaConnect security forum here.

By Melissa P. Vergara at PC World.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Reactions to the IRS hack that impacted 100,000 people

Cybercriminals were able to successfully steal tax forms full of personal information of more than 100,000 taxpayers through IRSí Get Transcript application. This data included Social Security information, date of birth and street address.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Thu, May 28th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //