VoIP phones, like other devices on the internet, can be targeted by hackers for the purposes of fraud, theft, and other crimes. Many of these hackers hail from sophisticated operations that intend to hijack business phones for illicit calls. In 2015, toll fraud and dial through fraud was estimated to cost consumers worldwide over $46 billion dollars.
For a small business, losing thousands of dollars to VoIP fraud can severely damage the bottom line. Thankfully, you can greatly reduce the possibility of these incidents by taking a few simple precautions. By securing key settings on your phones, router, and business phone system, you can prevent intrusions that cost you money, time, and manpower. (Read More…)