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Zero Day Vulnerability Protection and More: Introducing Cover Your Asterisk

Zero Day Vulnerability Protection and More: Introducing Cover Your Asterisk

Monday, October 6, 2014

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It’s been a difficult couple of weeks for the Linux® and Asterisk® communities with the back-to-back disclosures of the BASH Shellshock bug and then the FreePBX® Asterisk Recording Interface (ARI) bug a few days later. Both of these vulnerabilities have been circulating in the wild for years. We won’t repeat Wikipedia’s Zero Day Attack analysis other than to note that what makes these particular bugs so scary is not only the fact that both went undetected and unpatched for years… Read More ›

Knock Three Times: Pain-Free Remote Access to Your Asterisk or Linux Server

Knock Three Times: Pain-Free Remote Access to Your Asterisk or Linux Server

Monday, July 7, 2014

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No. We’re not going to make you relive the 1970’s with us today although now you can listen to this Number 1 Hit and a million others for free with Amazon’s new Prime Music. No, we don’t get a commission if you sign up for Amazon Prime. Yes, we make millions when you buy something from Amazon using our links. Thank you! What we have for you today is a Number 1 Utility, and it works on virtually any Linux… Read More ›

Top 3 Asterisk Security Tips for 2014: WhiteLists, WhiteLists, and WhiteLists

Top 3 Asterisk Security Tips for 2014: WhiteLists, WhiteLists, and WhiteLists

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

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We’ve devoted a lot of energy to Asterisk security over the years with our Primer on Avoiding the $100,000 Phone Bill and our 20 Failsafe Tips and our SIP Navigation Guide plus numerous tutorials on deployment of Virtual Private Networks to secure your servers and phones including NeoRouter, PPTP, and Easy OpenVPN among others. But, when it comes to ease of installation and use with rock-solid security, nothing comes close to deployment of WhiteLists with the IPtables Linux firewall that’s… Read More ›

Travelin’ Man 3: Securing a PBX in a Flash or VoIP in the Cloud Server

Travelin’ Man 3: Securing a PBX in a Flash or VoIP in the Cloud Server

Thursday, March 29, 2012

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Today we’re pleased to introduce Travelin’ Man 3, a completely new security methodology based upon FQDN Whitelists and DDNS. In a nutshell, you get set-it-and-forget-it convenience and rock-solid VoIP security for your Cloud-based PBX or any PBX in a Flash server lacking a hardware-based firewall… AND you get hands-free protection and flexibility for your mobile or remote workforce.

Avoiding a $100,000 Phone Bill: VoIP WhiteList for IPtables

Avoiding a $100,000 Phone Bill: VoIP WhiteList for IPtables

Friday, December 3, 2010

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Today we introduce the VoIP WhiteList for IPtables, a simple automated solution for FreePBX-based Asterisk systems that blocks SIP and IAX access to your server from every IP address not included in your white list. Installation time: under 5 minutes.

The Incredible PBX: Meet the New Kid on the Block

The Incredible PBX: Meet the New Kid on the Block

Sunday, August 15, 2010

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The Incredible PBX: a turnkey PBX in a Flash-based system designed for Zero Internet Footprint with free inbound and outbound calling throughout the U.S./Canada and dozens of free Asterisk applications to handle every imaginable PBX task. Rock-solid security, randomly-generated extension passwords, free Skype calling, and more…

The Incredible PBX: Remote Phone Meets the Travelin’ Man

The Incredible PBX: Remote Phone Meets the Travelin’ Man

Monday, June 28, 2010

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This week we introduce a new, ultra-secure methodology for managing remote phone access to your Incredible PBX. Meet Travelin’ Man, a web-based, one-click Asterisk application that automatically reconfigures your Asterisk PBX to enable remote SIP phone access. Supports one extension or hundreds. Setup is simple and takes only a few minutes.

The Incredible PBX: Adding Remotes, Preserving Security

The Incredible PBX: Adding Remotes, Preserving Security

Monday, June 7, 2010

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Adding remote phones and connections to any Asterisk PBX can be a daunting task. Today we’ll cover the risks and lay out a range of safe and secure options for connecting Grandma as well as your traveling cellphones to Incredible PBX. In addition we provide our Baker’s Dozen checklist for keeping SIP access to your VoIP server secure.