This daily updated site lists the latest news articles published in leading publications on VoIP Security, Unified Communications Security and Toll Fraud.

Is VoIP Putting Your Network at Risk?

Published on 23 January, 2014 | NoJitter
VoIP-related threats are evolving faster than you're able to handle, and until you understand the nature of these threats, you won't know what's truly at risk.

How to tackle fraud in a VoIP environment

Published on 10 December, 2013 | telecomstech
Service providers have long recognised that Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services can be exposed to a variety of potentially fraudulent situations. There are some inherent vulnerabilities that hackers could exploit, namely three way calls and call transfers. In this case, hackers can inject call signals into the network and essentially hijack calls. This then leads to significant non-billable revenue for service providers.

Global Fixed VoIP Service Market 2012-2016: Growing Concern for VoIP Call Security to Pose a Challenge to Growth

Published on 8 November, 2013 | gnomes
According to the report, one of the major drivers is the increasing adoption of fixed broadband services. The adoption of fixed broadband services is increasing in developed countries because of the availability of fiber-to-home network. Further, the report discusses that the lack of a better security system is one of the major challenges, inhibiting the growth of the Global Fixed VoIP Service market.

Schools, department hit by phone frauds

Published on 5 November, 2013 | Timaru Herald
The 25-year-old company, which employs 17 staff, is an international specialist in PABX fraud, having sold its anti-phone fraud software to 10,000 organisations ...

TDoS attacks on the rise: Who is at risk and what to do under attack

Published on 30 September, 2013 | TechTarget
A telephone denial-of-service attack is one that few organizations understand, and many are surprised to learn they are susceptible. In fact, these attacks are almost impossible to prevent.

Public VoIP vs PSTN – Security in Communication

Published on 17 September, 2013 | OpenPR
With the recent revelations by whistleblower Snowden about US surveillance on both online and phone communications, new discussions have been raised about the safety and trustworthiness of our modern communication channels. Questions about security risks are especially relevant with regards to easily accessible online communication channels, such as internet telephony, or public VoIP. In other words: is the private information shared via VoIP really confidential?

TDoS attacks on the rise: Who is at risk and what to do under attack

Published on 1 September, 2013 | SearchUnifiedCommunications
A telephone denial-of-service attack is one that few organizations understand, and many are surprised to learn they are susceptible. In fact, these attacks are almost impossible to prevent.

Chinese hackers target videoconferencing equipment at high-level meetings

Published on 22 August, 2013 | TravelMole
Spies sitting in on your meeting, watching your slides and stealing your data. If you've been using videoconferencing equipment, you might just be the one who let them in.

Remotely Exploitable Bug Affects CISCO Telepresence Systems

Published on 7 August, 2013 | Threat Post
A serious vulnerability Cisco’s popular TelePresence system that could give an attacker complete control of the affected system. The vulnerability affects a broad range of TelePresence models, although there are workarounds available.

Anti-VoIP operations 'good' thus far, border areas a challenge

Published on 5 August, 2013 | E Kantipur
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)—an illegal way of call bypass—is found to be a chronic financial fraud, topping the list of tracked financial crimes so far in the country.

DDoS Hacker Attacks Draw Attention To VoIP (In)Security

Published on 30 July, 2013 | Business 2 Community
A new form of hacking attack that takes advantage of the anonymity of VoIP services is said to be causing concern for emergency service and has drawn ...

Revenue sharing fraud an 'emerging threat'

Published on 24 July, 2013 | E Kantipur
In the wake of the police crackdown on an illegal telecom activity called the International Revenue Sharing Fraud (IRSF) last week, telecommunication companies here have foreseen an emerging threat to their relations with their international counterparts.