DHS Warns Of Telephony Denial Of Service (TDOS) Attacks

By Robert Vamosi | 4/1/13 8:35 AM

Both the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI are warning organizations, in particular public safety answering points (PSAPs) and emergency communications centers, of denial of service attacks designed to overwhelm an organization's telephony network, resulting in busy signals for some.

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FBI Reveals Telephony Denial of Service Scam

By JDavis | 7/14/10 11:05 AM

Have you received an unusual amount of strange phone calls on a mobile or land line recently? If so, you should be aware of a scam that uses automated phone calls to gain access to users' accounts, leaving its victims with drained bank accounts. It's a rare example of Telephony Denial of Service (TDOS) attacks being used directly against consumers.

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