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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

Try to court Colonel Sanders in KFC's dating sim

KFC does weird stuff all the time -- from a line of KFC-flavored nail polish to a chicken wing box that doubles as a drone. But it's really outdone itself this time. Today, a listing for a KFC dating
Pixel 3a Officially Gains Dual SIM Dual Standby Support

Pixel 3a Officially Gains Dual SIM Dual Standby Support

The Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL just picked up Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS) support, likely thanks to Android 10. The option, which I don’t believe was available until the phones are updated to Android
How Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's Account Was Hacked

How Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's Account Was Hacked

Like so many Twitter attacks lately, it was a SIM swap.

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)
Cook, Serve, Delicious 3 Takes The Intense Restaurant Sim On The Road

Cook, Serve, Delicious 3 Takes The Intense Restaurant Sim On The Road

The first two Cook, Serve, Delicious games cast players as the head chef and principle operator of small restaurants, cooking and managing their way to foodie fame. Announced today for Xbox One,

How to save gigabytes of data while traveling

Traveling can guzzle your data allowance. Here's how to make sure your iPhone saves as much data as possible. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

How a trivial cell phone hack is ruining lives

On a Tuesday night in May, Sean Coonce was reading the news in bed when his phone dropped service. He chalked it up to tech being tech and went to sleep. When he woke up, his Gmail account had been

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
The SIM Swap Fix That the US Isn't Using

The SIM Swap Fix That the US Isn't Using

While foreign phone carriers are sharing data to stop SIM swap fraud, US carriers are dragging feet.
Verizon aims to circumvent FCC SIM-locking restrictions by playing to phone-fraud fears

Verizon aims to circumvent FCC SIM-locking restrictions by playing to phone-fraud fears

Yesterday Verizon announced its intention to modify FCC restrictions placed on it a decade ago, requiring that the company explicitly not lock its phones. If its request is granted, Verizon plans on

First person sentenced for SIM hijacking faces 10 years in prison

SIM card hijackers are starting to face the consequences of their actions. California college student Joel Ortiz has agreed to a plea deal that will have him serve 10 years in prison for stealing over
Android Q will allow your evil carrier to lock down your phone in new and exciting ways

Android Q will allow your evil carrier to lock down your phone in new and exciting ways

Now that Android Pie is in the rearview mirror, it's time to start obsessing over Android Q. Luckily, a leak last week revealed some positive changes like a system-wide dark mode and refined
Verizon temporarily removes SIM locks from Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Verizon temporarily removes SIM locks from Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Verizon has announced that it has temporarily removed SIM locks from Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL devices, including those sold at Best Buy. The announcement comes on the heels of a hot controversy that
Verizon Stops SIM Locking Pixel 3 and 3 XL for Now

Verizon Stops SIM Locking Pixel 3 and 3 XL for Now

The SIM locking of Verizon Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL saga will be no more. Verizon reached out to us this afternoon to update us on the situation, telling us that they have temporarily removed the lock
Verizon Pixel 3 Units Have to be Activated on Verizon First Before Heading to Another Carrier (Updated)

Verizon Pixel 3 Units Have to be Activated on Verizon First Before Heading to Another Carrier (Updated)

Thought about heading into Best Buy to buy a Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL and then slapping a SIM card in from T-Mobile? You can’t, even with the phones being capable of working on almost any network. The
Apple details iPhone XS dual SIM support, ‘coming later this year’

Apple details iPhone XS dual SIM support, ‘coming later this year’

Apple’s addition of dual SIM support to multiple new iPhones was one of the more interesting announcements at its Gather Round event on Wednesday, but the company waited to disclose some of the
Hello eSIM: Apple moves the iPhone away from physical SIMs

Hello eSIM: Apple moves the iPhone away from physical SIMs

eSIMs are physically attached to the iPhone's motherboard, measure just 6mm×5mm.
Hello eSIM: Apple moves the iPhone away from physical SIMs

Hello eSIM: Apple moves the iPhone away from physical SIMs

eSIMs are physically attached to the iPhone's motherboard, measure just 6mm×5mm.