Identity Theft

Identity theft - the stealing of passwords, user names, logons and any other identifying information and using it to steal money - is increasingly common. Identity theft is committed in many ways, from keystroke loggers to social engineering exploits. For instance, spam e-mails often ask people to visit a company Web site, which actually is a phony, and provide information. That information is then used to steal the victim's money. VoIP, which can easily be hidden and dismantled quickly, often is used in identity-theft scams.


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Carl Weinschenk spoke to Diane Myers, the directing analyst for VoIP and IMS at Infonetics Research. Last week, Infonetics released research entitled, "Enterprise Unified Communication, VoIP, and TDM More >

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