Getting Comfortable With The Basics

Tips to Protect Yourself From SIM Card Swapping

  • Don’t reply to calls, emails, or texts requesting personal information.
  • Change Your 2FA Method – Stop receiving your 2FA through text messages  Use an authenticator app.
  • Set Up a PIN with Your Mobile Carrier
  • Separate Your Phone Number From Your Accounts
  • Beware of Phishing Scams – Delete sketchy emails asking for personal information. Banks and other institutions will never request confidential information via email.
  • If you are forced to use a phone number for SMS use a Google Voice Number.
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