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PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 10:12 pm    Post subject: Time-Warner told me my Vonage phone could be hacked? Reply with quote Back to top

Last night a telemarketer for Time-Warner cable called me at home with this super-weak solicitation to transfer from my Vonage account to their digital phone account which costs more. In explanation for the increased cost was the promise that my Time-Warner phone would not get hacked the way a Vonage phone could be hacked. Then she went on and on about distant members of her family and friend universe who had their Vonage phones hacked and how another one's other cousin's brother's sister-in-law who was murdered when her 911 one calls were dropped by Vonage. This woman even put her "niece" on who verified all of this?!? Did I get played or is Time-Warner really doing this?
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 10:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

The part about hacking sound like a crock. However, there have been some problems with 911. Many of us still do not have extended 911 service via Vonage. It's a good idea to check how well the system works. Check with the local authorities to find out how to do this legally in your area.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 10:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Time Warner tried to tell me that my modem was not working because it was "corepted" by the Vonage box.

There was a case in my city where a 9-1-1 call lead to a death, but the reason was that the family did not activate the 9-1-1 information.

Hope this helps.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 4:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Can you Vonage box be hacked? Yes. Just like your car can be broken into, your house can be broken into, your computer's firewall/router can be hacked into, etc. Anything can be hacked or broken into if someone is that interested in doing so and has the necessary skills (I just read how Russian mobs are "sponsoring" high school kids, paying their college education, if they major in a computer science degree and thereafter work for the Russian mob for "X" years after graduation -- that's a little spooky).

If I were an intelligence agent handling national state secrets, I wouldn't use Vonage. I wouldn't use a cell phone either. Probably not a cordless phone as well. Even a regular landline would likely be off limits.

Luckily, I'm very pedestrian in my phone needs. I call my family and friends. Business associates. The pizza man. Etc.

Therefore, if you are an average Joe like me, I wouldn't worry about it. There have been no reports of any "script kiddies" easily hacking into Vonage boxes on a widespread basis, and if there is, Vonage would deal with it relatively quickly by pushing a security update ala Microsoft.
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