Tuesday, June 26, 2007

New SIP functionality the latest scam tool?

Reports have surfaced regarding the use of readily available SIP based services to spoof directory numbers (DN) and commit acts of fraud. The use of these services to deliver fake Caller ID introduces an additional layer of administration and much more processing for law enforcement. This is an issue long foreseen however ignored as SIP services were allowed to sold by VoIP providers without the necessary regulations in place.

Networkers will continue to monitor these developments and provide additional updates.

Friday, June 22, 2007

iPhone Vulverability

iPhone security could be a cause for concern. The WiFi feature opens the phone to a new world of activity. HTC released their Touch phone with TouchFLO screen technology earlier this month. Despite all the additional features which the Apple Phone will not have (GSM triband, EDGE, etc.) the Apple Phone should have more video management capability with its touch screen. More later!