SIM swapping is on the rise as a mobile threat

Sim swapping is possible because a malicious person takes over your phone number. This criminal calls the victim’s telecom provider and convinces the employee the 06 number transfer to a SIM card in his possession. Strong authentication like that of http: // idcontrol.com via Apps, OTP or USB Keys may be a solution. It is also wise not to publish your number online. But what are the Telecom Providers doing to prevent this? For more information on this subject see the original article: https://www.rtlnieuws.nl/tech/artikel/4509851/sim-swapping-nederland-slachtoffers-hacken