A hacker group currently has a target by these companies are cashed by phone. After researching the antenna Bavaria only in the German Telekom AG alone approximately 250 cases are known. The financial loss of some company amounts to just under 20,000 €, and for smaller companies, it was 1500-7000 €.
The Bonn-based group had the PIN problem in older phone systems not previously communicated to the public to raise any imitators as a spokesman for the telecoms over the Antenne Bayern announced. According to Telekom spokesman Philipp Blank, the telephone equipment manufacturer in the instructions would indicate that the default PIN should be changed.
The company responded already informed all customers who have received a telephone system over the PIN number to change. There are already indications for Group 25,000 corporate customers having been set. A rip-off to collect a simple way by calling for the end of business with a company an extension.
In the call, the telephone system works tested whether a default PIN and if successful will then be diverted to an expensive diversion (0900 number). The German Telekom AG has issued a warning about these expensive foreign value-added service number. The affected companies realize the manipulation but only if the phone bill arrives.
There are companies from various regions of Germany were spared while affected individuals previously revealed. If you have a telephone system that should definitely change the PIN number, thus preventing the target of a criminal or hacker con men become.