As the use of Voice over IP (VoIP) phones becomes more widespread, so too do security threats against it. And the most common type of VoIP fraud? Theft of service. Let’s examine how it affects your VoIP network and the preventative measures to counter it.
Cybercriminals are fairly experienced at avoiding detection. By the time you notice they’ve infected your computer with malware or hijacked your account, serious damage has most likely already been done. To make matters worse, they have another way to hide their illegal activities, and it involves sending thousands of spam emails.
This week kicks off National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) which is well needed in light of the recent mega data breaches. Security awareness is becoming more important as consumers are now demanding more security from the organizations they do business with.