Category: Communications

$11M Email Scam at Caterpillar Pinned to Nigerian Businessman

A Nigerian national that was on Forbes’ list of the most promising entrepreneurs in Africa stands accused of business email compromise fraud that stole $11 million from one victim alone. […] https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/11m-email-scam-at-caterpillar-pinned-to-nigerian-businessman/

Adtran Launches CAF Managed Test Service, New Switches

The service is an extension of the company’s CAF testing offering announced in February.© SDxCentral, LLC. Use of this feed is limited to personal, non-commercial use and is governed by SDxCentral’s Terms of Use (https://www.sdxcentral.com/legal/terms-of-service/). Publishing this feed for public or [ … ]

Decade-old Avaya Phone Security Flaw, Patched At Last

Who can ever forget of Avaya phones and its near-monopoly of the corporate communication equipment market for Fortune 100 companies pre-Skype? As software VOIP solutions matured, companies are slowly but surely migrating away from hardware-based VOIP phones, including Avaya. For [ … ]

Evaluating the NSA’s Telephony Metadata Program

Interesting analysis: “Examining the Anomalies, Explaining the Value: Should the USA FREEDOM Act’s Metadata Program be Extended?” by Susan Landau and Asaf Lubin. Abstract: The telephony metadata program which was authorized under Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act, remains one [ … ]