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Most wireless carriers in the United States are vulnerable to SIM swapping attacks and lack proper procedures to fend off hackers and other bad actors, Princeton researchers have found. SIM swapping became a popular attack method during the Bitcoin boom as hackers targeted Bitcoin wallets protected by SMS two-factor authentication (2FA). It took off and […]

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I first learned that supercookies (AKA perma-cookies, PrecisionIDs, or the more generic term tracking headers), were being used by mobile carriers to track people traversing their mobile networks in 2014. The rationale behind tracking is to provide better advertising content. Whether that’s okay depends on which side of the privacy fence you stand. Nader Ammari, […]

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Does anyone actually like the wireless data caps that mobile carriers impose? No, of course not. And now Re/code points out that everyone now has a brand-new reason to hate data caps: Apparently, they’re scaring us into spending more money than we need to spend on our data plans. Re/code cites a recently released study […]

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