Compromising online accounts by cracking voicemail systems
The goal of my talk was to demonstrate that the current state of security of voicemail systems is not much better than it was 30 years ago and what exactly is the impact of gaining unauthorized access to a victim’s voicemail today. voicemailcracker launches hundreds of phone calls at the same time to interact with voicemail systems and bruteforce the PIN. If an attacker has access to your voicemail, he may be able to compromise your email, social networks, financial services, private conversations, track you and more…
You may not be as familiar with this as with SMS but have you ever tried to reset your password and got a 6 digit code on your phone you had to enter to complete the password reset process?