A search of government-run telecoms facilities in Thailand led to the disconnection of 30 cables that ran across the border.
About 300 GSM gateways and more than 100,000 SIM cards were seized in the operation.
Tricky fraudsters deliberately misspell their messages in the hope of evading automated filters.
Secret SIMs, also known as white SIMs or Russian SIMs, are marketed as if they can never be tracked or monitored by the police.
‘Barnacle’ car parking clamps adopted by the University of Oklahoma contain SIMs for remote management and location tracking.
Ghana’s Communications Minister blames telcos and agents for flaws in the current register of SIM cards.
AdaptiveMobile Security found a security weakness in a legacy app found on many SIM cards. The vulnerability is independent of the user’s handset and 1bn users are potentially at risk.
Increasing the speed of transmission and the number of devices connected to a network will magnify the inherent security vulnerabilities of SIM cards.