Are VoIP systems prepared for attacks?

By on
Are VoIP systems prepared for attacks?

The W/32 Skipi.A worm that nagged Skype users in early September was fairly routine by malware standards. It arrived pretending to be a message from another user, offered erotic pictures, infected machines via malicious links, stole information and moved on to other PCs.

What was unique about the worm was its creator's platform of choice — Skype, the communications service owned by eBay with more than 196 million global users. In the long run, the attackers may have inadvertently helped IT administrators by bringing much needed security scrutiny to Skype, as ...

Hi! You've reached one of our premium articles. This is available exclusively to subscribers.

It's free to register, and only takes a few minutes.

Once you sign up you'll have unlimited access to the full catalogue of Australia's best business IT content, as well as a daily news bulletin delivered straight to your inbox.

Register now
Tags:

Most Read Articles

Log In

Username:
Password:
|  Forgot your password?