Thwarting The PBX Hacker

Friday, 6 September 2002, 11:01 AM EST

Verizon is urging customers who use voicemail and PBXs to use secure passwords to keep hackers out.

The company's warning, including a voice mail message sent from Verizon to its consumer and business voice mail customers, is in response to growing industry concern about hackers who illegally access home or business phone systems. Hackers use unauthorized access for free long-distance and services.

"Verizon is aware that hackers attempt to access voicemail and use PBXs by trying simple passwords," said John Lewandowski, a security manager for the company.

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