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Any Protections for sIM sWAP ATTACKS?

Any Protections for sIM sWAP ATTACKS?

Rodimus
Rookie (LVL:3)

Any Protections for sIM sWAP ATTACKS?

Is there anyway to setup a pin or passphrase to stop sim swap attacks that have been happening recently? It doesn't look like it from the app settings. 

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johnsmith300
Spectator

Re: Any Protections for sIM sWAP ATTACKS?

Please, please add some additional protection against this attack.

At a minimum a warning text should be sent to the existing number 24 hours before any SIM swap is executed.

This allows an easy circuit breaker to an attack, and means a genuine user who lost their phone only needs to wait an additional 24 hours (a small price to pay to protect peoples identities / lives).

 

Pretty much every other account (e.g. email, bank etc.)can be hacked into incrementally once a SIM swap attack has been executed.