SIM-Swap

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It is a kind of scam that exploits the two factor authentication (2FA) measures. It targets the weak points in the 2FA systems in which many of the individuals use to offer an additional layer of security for their bankings, social media or the other online accounts. These types of attacks usually result from the cybercriminals tampering with the mobile phone service of the victims after they access the data and transfer the phone number to a new sim card that the hacker owns.

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