On Tuesday, Net6 announced several enhancements to its VPN gateway that enhance the quality of service for all voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) traffic traveling over a Secure Sockets Layer VPN.
WinZip Computing warned last month of a security flaw in WinZip, its compression/decompression tool that runs on the Windows platform. Security firm Secunia has just rated the flaw as "highly critical", the fourth highest out of its five severity levels. WinZip versions 3.x, 6.x, 7.x, 8.x and 9.x contain vulnerabilities that could allow a remote attacker to execute malicious code. The problem is caused by a flaw in the way WinZip handles command-line inputs, and can be exploited by a malicious hacker to cause a buffer overflow.
Oracle has issued an alert regarding multiple security vulnerabilities discovered across a wide range of its products.
The most severe vulnerabilities give hackers the opportunity to execute any command they please, according to the alert issued by the Redwood Shores, Calif.-based software vendor.
Businesses are placing themselves at risk because they are failing to secure their internal voicemail systems from hackers.
Criminal gangs are exploiting poor security on company voicemail systems to snoop on confidential information or to make long-distance phone calls at the company’s expense, according to security experts.
In some cases groups have profited by selling phonecards programmed to dial into company voicemail systems to make "free" international calls, said Andy Zmolek, senior manager
for information security at network specialist Avaya.
Incheon International Airport is highly vulnerable to online attacks from hackers and viruses because its computer network is shared by private airlines and tourist agencies located in the airport, according to the state intelligence agency on Friday.
In a report submitted to Rep. Jung Jang-seon, the National Intelligence Service (NIS) said that 7,345 computer viruses were detected May 3-4 in 116 firms operating within the international airport, including travel agencies and airline companies.