Today, we’ll try to cover the techniques used by unscrupulous people to hack into mobile phone voicemail. Following the News of The World Phone hacking scandal, there’s a growing demand for people who are afraid of getting hacked.
Here’s a short report that shows how fast and easy it could be to get into your personal voicemail:
Too many mobile operators don’t even ask for a password when calling voicemail from client’s mobile phone numbers. So, malicious people via services like TeleSpoof or SpoofCard use a technique called “spoofing” that changes thiefs phone numbers to trick the cell phone company into making them think that the voicemail’s owners is calling.
Here’s another short video that details this technique and shows you how to prevent these kind of attacks on your privacy.
There’s even a step by step guide on how to successfully hack into a cell phone voicemail box. Warning: This is for your personal security and informational purposes only. Don’t try this for malicious usages. May not work with all cell phones.
For a more informations about these techniques, check out what the guys at cracked.com have done. It’s quite impressive.
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