Nov 102014
 
 November 10, 2014  Breaches

Katherine Shonesy reports:

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers are explaining why there are concerns with the end-to-end security of an increasingly popular means of communication, and what users can do to defend against potential threats.

Through a project funded by Cisco Systems, researchers in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences examined the vulnerabilities in security of video- and voice-over-Internet protocol, or VoIP, communications. The team developed attacks that uncovered these vulnerabilities in a currently used security scheme, and once those weaknesses were identified, the team suggested alternatives that may protect against potential attacks.

Read more on UAB News.

Thanks to Joe Cadillic for this link.

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