Re: VoIP security

From: Pbt (
Date: 04/21/05

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    To: Seth Art <>
    Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2005 09:44:50 +0200

    It depends... What kind of protocol is used in her case ?
    But sincerely, SRT(C)P is/are not often seen and if it's a SIP phone, it
    may use SIP & RTP only... So, using a sniffer, sox, vomit or smth else
    would be sufficient to decode packets and get her credit card


    Le mercredi 20 avril 2005 à 09:52 -0400, Seth Art a écrit :
    > My coworker had an interesting question. She had to validate her
    > credit card number over the phone using her social and other sensitive
    > information. She has a VoIP router from her ISP. The question: Are
    > the VoIP packets encrypted as they go across the wire? Or can
    > someone sniffing in the right place capture all of that sensitive VoIP
    > traffic and reassemble her CC# and SS# from the tones? Is this
    > somethign that might be an issue in the future or is there already an
    > answer out there?
    > -Seth


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