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VoIP phone with default password can be used for covert surveillance

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Feb 15, 2016.

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    If you’d like an attacker to eavesdrop on your calls made on VoIP phones, then leave the default password in place. If not, then change it.

    Using default or weak passwords will continue to bite companies, but this time instead of spying via IP cameras, it was enterprise-grade VoIP phones being pwned. When a client asked information security consultant Paul Moore how to improve security without disrupting ease of VoIP phone deployment, Moore discovered the company was using the default password.

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