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#617586 03/11/18 12:09 PM
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Just checking on what all has to be changed in a Panasonic to stop hackers. Had a customer get hacked. How about other systems how do they hack them this one was voicemail.
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Panasonic voice mail systems are very popular with the hackers for sure. The best thing you can do is to assign unique passwords to all mailboxes, including the message manager.


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Also call barr the voicemail ports on the system by putting into class of service 7


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Excellent suggestion! I forgot about that. Nobody uses outward message notification, so by disabling outbound calling on the voice mail ports, you'll defeat what the hackers are trying to get: Expensive calls to destinations in overseas countries with no telecom laws.


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Unfortunately, brute force attacks can get around any password. And in most instances, if you have been hit once they will return. There is a Panasonic approved product, Control Phreak from Callista.net that has stopped hacking attacks on Panasonic systems while allowing full use of the PBX and voicemail. Price is $495 including remote installation and 24 hour support. Further information on PBX hacking is available on this website.


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