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Experts: VOIP Attacks Are Tough to Stop
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Written by Gizmo   
Tuesday, 11 July 2006 06:37

Security experts say a high-profile VOIP hack is setting operators into action to protect against future problems.

Early last month federal authorities arrested Edwin Pena and Robert Moore for allegedly participating in a scheme that exploited the network weaknesses of several VOIP providers.

The feds accused the duo of secretly routing calls through legitimate VOIP networks, forcing those companies to foot the bill for the extra traffic they were carrying. On the flipside, Pena allegedly collected some $1 million in connection fees from other phone companies that he sold minutes to.

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