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How safe are landlines?
« on: 04/09/2012 18:20:15 »
How safe are landlines?
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How safe are landlines?
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We answered this question on the show...



 Steven -   They're moderately safe in that they're not really connected to the internet, but increasingly, landlines are moving over to Voice Over IP (VOIP) systems and then they are essentially internet computers, and they have all the same vulnerabilities that internet computers have.
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