back to article Yet another eavesdrop vulnerability in Cisco phones

A university student presenting at the Amphion Forum has demonstrated turning a Cisco VoIP phone into a listening device, even when it’s on the hook. According to Dark Reading, the vulnerability demands a fairly extensive reconfiguration of the phone. This, at least, means the attacker needs greater sophistication than …

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  1. M Gale

    Thankfully, ReVuln didn't find this one first or we'd all be getting told something like "we can hack Cisco phones.. who wants to pay us for the details?"

  2. Anonymous Coward
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    Give that kid a job

    He clearly knows what he is doing. Which puts him in front of 99% of technical professionals I've ever met.

  3. Captain Scarlet

    Another prospect for Q

    Nope still want the old Q, ethernet cables are no match for the lasers and explosions

    Note: Don't you dare think of hacking my phone, I'll bore you to death.

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