December 9, 2008
Crooks Deliver Call Blizzards Via a Bug in Asterisk
How would you like to be on the receiving end of thousands of scam phone calls in an hour? In an auto-dialing nightmare, that's exactly what's happening thanks to a bug in an older version of Digium's Asterisk open source VoIP (voice-over-IP) software. The FBI has warned users of Asterisk to upgrade to the most current version, although it has not specified which version has the bug.
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