Setting an account password with network provider
Criminals with access to network providers can launch SIM swap or mobile phone number porting attacks. Agreeing a password with mobile network providers reduces this risk.
Attackers may try to socially engineer information from mobile account providers to commit SIM Swap fraud. Setting a password with the network provider protects against this.
Behaviours in SebDB are ranked by their impact on risk. Tier 1 behaviours have the biggest impact, Tier 4 behaviours the least.
Account compromise happens when unauthorised people access them.
Identity theft and fraud can occur when criminals use personal information for their own gain, or when they cause ...
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