T-Mobile NL's eSim support increases danger of Sim-swap hack - report

Wednesday 28 August 2019 | 11:57 CET | News
With the introduction of eSIM support at T-Mobile Netherlands, the chance of a so-called 'Sim-swapping hack', where the mobile number of a customer is taken over by a hacker, has increased considerably, RTL News reported. T-Mobile NL's eSIM support can be requested via the My T-Mobile app but the app has limited security. For example, there is no two-step authentication, making it easier for malicious parties to gain access to the My T-Mobile environment of customers, especially if malicious parties with a previous hack or phishing attack have already taken the data from the My T-Mobile

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: T-Mobile
Countries: Netherlands
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