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Insights in mobile technology

PYMNTS.com: AT&T, T-Mobile Sued Over Mobile Crypto Thefts

2018.11.12

” Silver Miller — America’s leading cryptocurrency investor law firm — announced it has filed lawsuits against AT&T and T-Mobile on behalf of crypto asset holders who were allegedly victims of “SIM swapping.” The suit alleges that by leaving holes in their security protocols, and failing to train and monitor employees adequately, the phone providers assisted criminals…

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Kass FM: SIM swap fraud is now global threat

2018.10.23

“While many industry players across Africa may have been battling SIM swap fraud for several years, this type of fraud is a growing problem globally and a popular security measure put in place to protect digital transactions, one-time-password over SMS, has exposed the vulnerability of a user’s mobile number, giving rise to SIM swap fraud,…

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CNBC Africa: SIM swap fraud a global threat

2018.10.23

Imagine your SIM shutting off mysteriously only for you to find out that your original line has been swapped and all your financial details on your mobile phone have been compromised? Well, these cases are on the rise according to Myriad Connect, a mobile technology specialist firm; for more CNBC Africa spoke to Fabien Delanaud,…

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Standard Kenya: SIM swap fraud is now global threat

2018.10.23

“NAIROBI, KENYA:  SIM swap fraud has plagued mobile users across Africa for years, with Myriad Connect’s recent survey in Kenya revealing that over 90 percent of Kenyan banking leaders see it as an issue for their organisations and over 25 percent of respondents had been victims of SIM swap fraud. While in South Africa, the…

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