05 Aug How it really happened : NINJIO Season 4, Episode 8, SMS SOS
In NINJIO’s Season 4, Episode 8, Tina and Kate thought that they had done everything that they needed to do to protect themselves by utilizing 2FA on their accounts. When $8000 goes missing, though, with nothing going through Tina’s phone, they realize that they overlooked a crucial flaw – SIM card hijacking. In addition to using tools like 2FA, setting up a secure PIN or Passcode for your wireless account is crucial to protect your information.
The Verge discusses “The Community” and how they scammed people out of over $2.4 million.
This scam is prolific, coming up time and time again; Security Boulevard looks at how it works to help prevention.
Not only can SIM card hijacking give a hacker access to your bank details, but they can get into various accounts; Wired looks at some of the outcomes and how to protect yourself.
Tech Radar offers additional feedback and advice to avoid SIM card hijacking and weaknesses in 2FA.
There are additional ways to protect yourself from SIM card hijacking, also known as SIM Swapping; MUO dives into prevention and protection methods.