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VoIP Phones Are Vulnerable To Eavesdropping
2013-01-08 04:57:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Scientists at Columbia University have discovered serious security vulnerabilities in Cisco´s VoIP phones that allow malicious code to be easily inserted, giving hackers the ability eavesdrop on private conversations from anywhere in the world. The vulnerabilities apply not only to Cisco´s 14 Unified IP Phone models, but to potentially all VoIP phones, said the researchers, who demonstrated the breach at the Chaos...

2008-07-31 21:00:27

By Zap2It, Chicago Jul. 31--Sony is reportedly developing a "Spider-Man" franchise spinoff based around the villainous Venom. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jacob Estes ("Mean Creak") wrote one draft of a "Venom" script, but the studio is contemplating moving in a different direction with a different writer. Venom isn't so much a single character in the Marvel pantheon as the name given to a gooey alien symbiote that latches onto a human host, bonds with the form and takes on...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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