Payfone says they have the ‘definitive’ means of preventing SIM swaps, but prospective customers will need to ask questions about what the tech really does.
Bob Collymore wants to assure Safaricom customers that their mobile money funds are safe.
$24mn was taken from the cryptocurrency account of Michael Terpin. Now he is using his media savvy to highlight AT&T’s previous failures with SIM swaps and customer privacy.
Mobile phones are a magnet for digital criminals. Telcos like Safaricom are showing how they strive to protect customers.
SIM swaps are being used to steal everything from money to precious usernames on social networks.
Is this a sign that SIM swappers have started to target VIPs?
Risk managers should never engage in wild speculation unless it is the start of the year and their predictions are different to everyone else’s.
Criminals systematically acquire control of key phone numbers by duping weak call center staff.
The crime depended on a telco employee changing the PIN codes for SIMs used by mobile money merchants.