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FCC Proposes Measures to Tackle SIM Swapping and Phone Hijacking Threats

FCC Proposes Measures to Tackle SIM Swapping and Phone Hijacking Threats

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has introduced new measures to address the growing concerns of SIM swapping and port-out scams. These fraudulent activities involve unauthorized access to phone numbers, leading to potential identity theft and financial harm. The FCC's proposed rules aim to enhance security protections, including stricter identification verification procedures and improved consumer safeguards.

Read full story at The Verge

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