Hackers Can Eavesdrop 70% Of Web Calls

Businesses and call centres are rendering customers' private details a free for all by failing to secure their VoIP networks against 'wiretapping' hackers.

Scanit, a security company that audits major IT systems, says as many as 7 out of every 10 calls being made over the Internet is potentially open to hackers.

Data the company picked up over the Web during testing included tone-dial PIN numbers, used to access services like phone banking, confidential corporate deals and information from private conversations that could be used in blackmail. BIOS: Technology Means Business

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