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HOW SIM SWAPPING WORKS

When you think of cyber security threats, SIM swapping probably doesn’t come to mind. You may not have even heard of it, and yet it can have serious consequences for you and your bank balance.


By convincing your phone provider to switch your SIM card to one in their possession, hackers are able to access your online accounts, sell your coveted Twitter and Instagram handles, and raid your cryptocurrency wallet.