Avast blog: SIM swapping: What it is and how to stop it

Every mobile phone has a special card called a Subscriber Identity Module. This is the challenge for a type of attack called SIM swapping which is becoming increasingly easier, thanks to leaks that associate email addresses and mobile phone numbers. In my latest post for Avast’s blog, I take a deeper dive into how this type of attack is pulled off, why it’s so popular, and steps that you can take to prevent it in the future.

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