3CX implements forced update of PWA client after security incident
VoIP software vendor 3CX will soon implement a forced security upgrade of its progressive web application (PWA) client. This is in response to a recent security incident.
The forced upgrade of the PWA client should bring more security to the client. In the near future, the desktop application wi... Read more
Dstny acquires German cloud communications provider easybell
The move will give Dstny a truly robust, pan-European footprint.
This week, European cloud communications provider Dstny announced that it has acquired easybell, its German rival. The acquisition is "essential to Dstny's growth strategy and adds a new country as well as new capabilities to the g... Read more
Lorenz ransomware group breaches corporate network
The Lorenz ransomware group managed to breach into corporate networks using VoIP vulnerabilities.
Data breaches are at an all-time high, with several ransomware gangs exploiting vulnerabilities within systems to steal sensitive data. Lorenz is a ransomware group that uses VoIP vulnerabilities to... Read more
Poly launches wireless IP phones in Edge E Series
Poly launched the Edge E Series, a new range of IP phones. Three of the five models support wifi and Bluetooth. Each model is an upgrade from the Edge B Series, Poly's previous IP phone series.
IP phones are suitable for organizations that use video conferencing software or a private branch exc... Read more
Canadian VoIP company Sangoma hit by Conti ransomware
Sangoma Technologies, the Canadian VoIP company has been hit by a ransomware attack. The company sells products like Switchbox and FreePBX and owns Asterix provider Digium. It disclosed the attack in a statement, on Christmas Eve and said the ransomware targeted the company’s servers.
The comp... Read more
VoIP for business continues to develop
over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is nowadays the normal way of doing business when
it comes to telephony. Time for Techzine to take another look at what VoIP
exactly is, what it delivers for companies, and what developments are taking
VoIP means that voice and data, such as... Read more
VoIPstudio adds screen and file sharing
VoIPstudio has added functions to its service to enable sharing of screens and files. The functions are the result of a quarterly survey of the company's customers.
In that survey, customers liked to see such positions in VoIPstudio, says marketing director Rob Seymour to UC Today. After the results... Read more
Snom introduces affordable model in D7XX series desktop headphones
Snom, manufacturer of communication hardware solutions, has added a new, affordable model to its D7xx range of IP headset. This is the D717, which comes with a colour display and an ambient light sensor for safe, environmentally friendly and cost-efficient communication.
The D717 is available in wh... Read more
Skype now supports group calls with 50 participants
Skype has doubled the number of people who can participate in an audio or video call at the same time. Now it is possible to call fifty people at the same time, compared to the 25 before. This goes beyond the possibilities of WhatsApp, Google Hangouts and Instagram, writes TechCrunch.
The update als... Read more
Bug in Skype app automatically answers incoming calls
A bug in Microsoft's Skype app ensures that incoming calls are answered automatically. The VoIP program, which allows users to make phone calls over the Internet, is equipped with the Answer incoming calls function automatically, but despite this being disabled, Skype continues to record incoming ca... Read more