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"Vishing" advisory targets Asterisk

"Vishing" advisory targets Asterisk

Posted Dec 18, 2008 18:30 UTC (Thu) by dlang (subscriber, #313)
In reply to: "Vishing" advisory targets Asterisk by iabervon
Parent article: "Vishing" advisory targets Asterisk

it doesn't take someone with a block of phone lines. anyone with VoIP can also set their outbound callerID number.

I've also seen stories about it being possible to forge it from cell phones as well.

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"Vishing" advisory targets Asterisk

Posted Dec 18, 2008 19:14 UTC (Thu) by iabervon (subscriber, #722) [Link]

VoIP and cell phones are essentially access to somebody's block of phone lines, which may or may not allow you to do various things. What I was thinking of as "individual phone lines" are the single twisted-pair entering your house and going straight to your phones.

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