Date Added: Apr 2010
Consumers and enterprises alike are rapidly adopting Voice-Over-IP (VoIP) technologies, which offer higher flexibility and more features than traditional telephony infrastructures. They can also potentially lower costs through equipment consolidation and, for the consumer market, new business models. However, VoIP systems also represent high complexity in terms of architecture, protocols, and implementation, with a corresponding increase in the potential for misuse. VoIP Security Alliance (VoIPSA) taxonomy. Most problems lead to DoS attacks, typically via server or equipment crashes, although less obvious DoS attacks that users or administrators wouldn't notice immediately have also been reported.