Olena Fedorova TRASTRA Head of Compliance

Olena Fedorova

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Protecting Yourself from SIM Swap Scams: TRASTRA’s Word to the Wise

SIM spoofing, SIM hijacking, SIM splitting, SIM swap scams  These are all the different names for seemingly one action: the account takeover fraud. To make the attack work, the cybercriminal will first gather information on the mark, often through trawling the web and searching for every tidbit of data the potential victim may have shared. Evil-doers can also glean the victim’s personal information from known data breaches or leaks or via social engineering techniques, such as phishing and vishing, where the fraudster wheedles the information directly out of the target. When enough information is on hand, the fraudster will contact the target’s mobile phone provider and trick its customer service representative into porting the telephone number to a SIM card owned by the criminal. ... Read More »

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