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Xiaomi is working on a hybrid SIM/microSD card to save critical space in phones

Xiaomi is working on a solution to microSD cards disappearing from many modern smartphones. We’ve seen manufacturers slowly move away from expandable storage in favor of bigger internal storage and
Chill eagles rack up giant text message bill for Russian researchers

Chill eagles rack up giant text message bill for Russian researchers

Roaming charges are such a pain. A group of Russian researchers were feeling that reality hard recently, after a group of eagles fitted with tracking devices hit them with a serious cellphone bill.

Second SIM card attack can send texts and phone location data

Simjacker isn't the only SIM-based attack that could put phones at risk. Ginno Security Lab has detailed another exploit, WIBattack, that compromises the WIB (Wireless Internet Browser) app on some

SIM-based attack has been used to spy on people for two years

In a few cases,your SIM card may pose more of a security risk than your phone's software. AdaptiveMobile Security researchers say they've discovered a new vulnerability, nicknamed Simjacker, that's
Hackers are exploiting a platform-agnostic flaw to track mobile phone locations

Hackers are exploiting a platform-agnostic flaw to track mobile phone locations

Attacks work by sending commands directly to applications stored on SIM cards.

T-Mobile eSIMs are finally available for regular phone plans

You no longer have to settle for prepaid service if you're a T-Mobile customer hoping to use eSIM support. The carrier has expanded its eSIM support to allow use with postpaid (that is, regular)

US charges nine people over $2.4 million SIM hijacking ring

American law enforcement just took down a significant SIM hijacking ring. Federal agents have charged nine men with wire fraud and identity theft charges for participating in The Community, a group
Flaws in a popular GPS tracker leak real-time locations and can remotely activate its microphone

Flaws in a popular GPS tracker leak real-time locations and can remotely activate its microphone

A popular GPS tracker — used as a panic alarm for elderly patients, to monitor kids and track vehicles — contains security flaws, which security researchers say are so severe the device should be
Pay only £13 a month for this 100GB Vodafone SIM after cashback

Pay only £13 a month for this 100GB Vodafone SIM after cashback

There's a bunch of clever ways that you can save money, and once you know how, you know for good. The trouble is, how do you find out about all these crafty tactics that savers use to keep hold of
Gemalto promises world’s first 5G SIM card for first half of 2019

Gemalto promises world’s first 5G SIM card for first half of 2019

Upcoming 5G networks will require next-generation SIM cards with superior security, privacy, and service management -- all coming in this new 5G SIM.Read More

Google Fi SIM cards available soon on Best Buy

From Project Fi to Google Fi, the search giant’s very own mobile network has grown into its own brand. It’s different from all the other carriers we know because it doesn’t use an ordinary SIM card.

Google Fi SIM cards are now on sale at Best Buy

You can now buy Google Fi SIM cards at Best Buy. The product showed up on the retailer's website today and is available at Best Buy's retail stores around the US, as confirmed by a Google Fi employee
India ranks among the worst in the world for cybersecurity

India ranks among the worst in the world for cybersecurity

India is among the least cyber-secure countries in the world. It held the 15th position in a recent cybersecurity ranking of 60 nations by consumer…
First hacker convicted for SIM swapping gets 10 years in prison for stealing millions

First hacker convicted for SIM swapping gets 10 years in prison for stealing millions

A college student is facing 10 years in prison for stealing millions in cryptocurrency using a method called “SIM swapping.” According to Motherboard, 20-year-old Joel Ortiz of Boston accepted a plea
Get up to 3 times more data with Virgin Media SIM-only deals

Get up to 3 times more data with Virgin Media SIM-only deals

Please allow us to play around with a hypothetical scenario for a moment. You have a wonderful handset. All bells and whistles. Fantastic battery. Takes amazing photos. Looks and feels great. Terrible
SIMalliance: A new 5G SIM card is necessary to beef up network security

SIMalliance: A new 5G SIM card is necessary to beef up network security

As 5G networks spread across the globe, a new SIM card will be needed for users to access faster service -- with better security, privacy, and battery life.
iPhone Dual SIM Support Is Reportedly Coming to Verizon in December

iPhone Dual SIM Support Is Reportedly Coming to Verizon in December

Apple’s freshly launched iPhone XR and iPhone XS lines have hardware support for dual SIM configurations, but the rollout of the feature has been a bit delayed (or in the case of AT&T, rolled
Indie ISP Offering Tor-Enabled SIM Cards

Indie ISP Offering Tor-Enabled SIM Cards

One grassroots UK ISP has started offering a Tor-infused mobile product to make privacy simpler. The Brass Horn Onion3G is a SIM card that automatically routes all your mobile data through the Tor
SIM Cards That Force Your Mobile Data Through Tor Are Coming

SIM Cards That Force Your Mobile Data Through Tor Are Coming

It’s increasingly difficult to expect privacy when you’re browsing online, so a non-profit in the UK is working to build the power of Tor’s anonymity network right into the heart of your

Huawei NM Card: Nano SIM, memory card in-one with up to 256GB of storage

It’s been a busy week for Huawei. Actually, more for us since the top Chinese OEM made several announcements only in one event. We’re the ones going crazy over the new Mate 20 smartphones. We’ve got