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Listening in on my wireless phone

Someone IS listening in on my home wireless phone, because they said one derogatory word. What kind of hardware will help prevent people listening in? I have a DECT 6.0 series wireless phone but apparently that is not enough. Please help

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Clarification Request
Not long ago

I found the side of our rented house had some dozen lines in the demarcation box. It wasn't locked up (shame on them) and it was proof how easy wire taps are. 2 lines were mine and 10 were neighbors. So for now, landlines are just not secure.

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that has always been a problem

if you are talking about a wireless landline phone, it has always been a problem. Really nothing you can do about it.

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(NT) forgot to mention - try changing channels
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Later wireless phones

renegade600:
Would the latest wireless phones have the capability of changing channels within the phone, like a garage door opener?

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some do

what is the full model number of the phone?

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phone model number

Panasonic KX-TG7432B, but I don't know if it is a newer model or not

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Here's what it takes to listen in.

1. Just tap your analog phone line. Done.
2. Buy the same model and drop it into the base station charger and it will "pair" with the station and now you can listen.
3. http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r22331493-How-safe-are-DECT-6-0-phones-from-spying and many other posts tell us you can't randomly listen in today. Given how ridiculously easy items 1 and 2 are I'll be taking bets that it's not anyone doing anything else other than 1 or 2.

-> Here's why my phones don't have this issue. My phone comes in on cable to the MTA. Then the MTA goes to the cordless phone base. Since no analog connections are used, my security is about as good as it gets.

Post was last edited on November 6, 2015 12:24 PM PST

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MTA

Thanks, R. Proffitt. That was very helpful. Just one thing, what is an MTA?

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(NT) The box the cable company put in for phone service.

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