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Asterisk Hacked

Posted on 2014-07-15
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Last Modified: 2015-03-23
They have a problem with our Asterisk server, we hacked the Elastix administrator account and created an extension and they made ​​calls to Cuba.

I need help to improve security beyond Good Practices for Protection Against PBX Security

Question by:WebserviceMX
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So, if you have been hacked then you should rebuild by hand from bare metal --

Your Firewall should prevent anyone outside your facility from accessing the GUIs.

See some of the notes on the PBXinaFlash forum on security and the use of IPTables.


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Dwibendu Moharana earned 1500 total points
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Now a Days A lot of hacking attacks is going on using some script call mgtest.

using the vtiger backdoor they are inserting code in to elastix server and making international call.

You Can Use CSF(Central Security Firewall) A software based firewall to prevent anonymous attacks through public ip.


Also Need to Block Port 80 and 5060 via public ip.

Enable a anti-hack addons or Fail2ban in elastix it will send a mail if any one try to access you system.

in sip.conf make allowguest=no

In Elastix Turn off anonymous call advance settings.

Also You Can Refer To This link


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