SIM Swapping Follow Up [ML B-Side]
Today we’re bringing back Haseeb Awan, the founder of Efani Secure Mobile - a bespoke cybersecurity-focused phone service, protecting high-risk individuals against mobile hacks. Haseeb will delve into the technicalities of SIM swapping, explaining the various techniques that hackers use to carry out this fraudulent activity. He will also provide insights into what telecommunication companies can do to prevent SIM swapping and what steps individuals can take to protect themselves from falling victim to this crime. Nate Nelson, our Sr. producer, spoke with Rich Murray, who leads the FBI’s North Texas Cyber unit, about how the Federal Bureau of Investigations dealt with another attack by REvil - this time against the Texas government - and how they managed to figure out who was behind it.