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Technology Unwrapped

The most important technology concepts, strategies and actions uncovered for your business.

Voicemail hackers - a phone system security risk

Jason Hahn
Recently, we’ve noticed a large upswing in people hacking into voicemail systems. These hackers build mailboxes that allow the caller to dial international calls through the system. When they call and select the fraudulent mailbox they have built, the voicemail gives the hacker open access to the victim’s outside lines and they can make long distance and international calls at the cost of the victim. This can add up to thousands of dollars before it's even discovered. With so many security ...
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Topics: Security Threats, Phone Systems

Get the most out of your phone system

CoreTech Staff
Just as your cell phone isn’t merely for making calls anymore, office phone systems now integrate with other parts of your business. That’s why this segment of technology isn’t simply about phone systems anymore, it’s now, unified communications (UC). UC works in conjunction with computers, cell phones, and other mobile devices, allowing you to do things like dial by clicking a number on your computer screen, sending voicemail messages via email, and allowing you to send text messages from your ...
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Topics: Phone Systems

Why Does Your Business Need Unified Communications?

CoreTech Staff
Regardless of the type or size of business you have, the one aspect that all companies cannot afford to neglect is the way in which they communicate with customers. Unified Communications (UC) is a solution for doing just that! It is not a product, but rather a combination of different avenues which boost productivity in the workplace. UC includes collaboration tools such as instant messaging, video, conferencing, mobile applications, integrations, and voice. With these tools working together, ...
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Topics: Equipment Purchases, Phone Systems