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There have been presentations about security vulnerabilities for Voip calling which include call hijacking and call forward hijacking. I also have not heard of any specific instances of this happening with Vonage.

I am wondering if the source of any rumor discussing number hijacking isn't rooted in caller id spoofing which isn't a threat to your account at all but was something that Vonage was demonstrated as permitting some time ago or alternatively resulting from a human engineering based attack on call transfer common to PBX systems.

I am concerned that any post discussing specifically what to do to prevent hijacking (rather than spoofing) from happening serves merely as a roadmap for actually doing it. Therefore the best solution would be to offer some general security tips that will prevent common attacks.

Secure the dashboard use a good password (random, more than 6 characters, numbers, mixed case, punctuation) logout and clear your cache if you login to Vonage from a public place Secure your home network and computer(s) Secure your wireless network use a firewall use a virus scanner remove spyware

Doing these things is much like having an alarm system. If someone is specifically targeting you then you are probably still vulnerable, but if someone is looking for a target of opportunity then they will pass you by. I say this because Vonage has a number of opportunities to increase security (which have been discussed in other forums) but is suitable for most users most of the time.

Remember, most hacks, especially telephone hacks, were more about human engineering than technology. The most common one involves hacker calling a victim, saying they are from the phone company and asking the victim to dial a 'test code'. The test code is actually the code to transfer the caller to an outgoing dial-tone from the victim's PBX. With Vonage I don't believe this type of call forwarding is available (i.e. I don't think you can transfer a caller to a dial-tone, but I haven't tried it).



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Hacking Vonage phone #''s


I was told that someone can hack your Vonage phone # , etc and use it to make international
I label myself as one of the most knowledgeable people regarding Vonage and I have
This would be the source of such rumors: CWA
I am wondering if the source of any rumor discussing number hijacking isn't rooted
anyone who is going to invest the time in hacking the proxy servers and passwords
This was on Yahoo! news today http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=1093&ncid=1
Yes, it is very possible. I had some problems last night and they last about 10 minutes.
Communications Workers of America? That Figures. God, I hate these folks.
There has been much talk in the technical journals regarding the hacking and disrupting

scerruti posted "There have been presentations about security vulnerabilities for VoIP calling" on 05/03/2005

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