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.

 

 

 

A hacking ring stole millions by hijacking SIM cards, feds say

The Verge discusses “The Community” and how they scammed people out of over $2.4 million.

 

How SIM Card Hijacking Works

This scam is prolific, coming up time and time again; Security Boulevard looks at how it works to help prevention.

 

How to Protect Yourself Against a SIM Swap Attack

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.

 

SIM hijacking and the flaws of traditional two-factor authentication

Tech Radar offers additional feedback and advice to avoid SIM card hijacking and weaknesses in 2FA.

 

What is SIM Card Swapping?  5 Tips to Protection Yourself from This Scam

There are additional ways to protect yourself from SIM card hijacking, also known as SIM Swapping; MUO dives into prevention and protection methods.

 

10 Comments
  • Ribbian Spates
    Posted at 11:24h, 20 August Reply

    Always be cautious with your personal information to be sure it’s not being used in a fraudulent scheme

  • Ed Winegar
    Posted at 11:37h, 20 August Reply

    You must have to love some Ninjio training

  • Roberto soto
    Posted at 12:40h, 20 August Reply

    Excellent practice

  • Andrea Arne
    Posted at 10:18h, 21 August Reply

    Terrific!

  • Patti Uribe
    Posted at 13:43h, 21 August Reply

    Great information!!

  • Molly Gibbs
    Posted at 16:45h, 21 August Reply

    Thanks for the info.

  • Chris Balentine
    Posted at 08:03h, 24 August Reply

    all good info to remember

  • Chris Balentine
    Posted at 08:04h, 24 August Reply

    all good info

  • Maria Carignan
    Posted at 07:48h, 26 August Reply

    Great tips!

  • Ribbian Spates
    Posted at 08:36h, 06 September Reply

    Great information !

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