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Re: [opensuse] something like skype, but secure?
  • From: Wolfgang Rosenauer <wolfgang@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 04 May 2008 19:44:46 +0200
  • Message-id: <481DF60E.1070003@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Carlos E. R. wrote:


The Sunday 2008-05-04 at 18:21 +0200, Wolfgang Rosenauer wrote:

While SIP is an open protocol it's quite weak. For example no encryption which is one of the biggest issues for me. SIP just looks like a workaround to map telephony features to the Internet.

POT is not encrypted, either.

True. But that doesn't mean it should stay that way and it's much harder to get onto the wire of telephone networks for attackers than it is to just to control a router between SIP end points.

Wolfgang
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