SIM swap scam, as from Wikipedia definition: s SIM swap scam (also known as port-out scam, SIM splitting, Smishing and simjacking, SIM swapping) is a type of account takeover fraud that generally targets a weakness in two-factor authentication and two-step verification in which the second factor or step is a text message (SMS) or call placed to a mobile telephone.
So imagine that you think you’re safe when you secure all access with MFA with mobile! but what about if your phone number was hijacked ? few personal questions and someone else can route your line to a fake SIM
A number of high-profile hacks have occurred utilizing SIM swapping, including some on the social media sites Instagram and Twitter. In 2019, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account was hacked via this method
and the question which comes over, how can we avoid that risk :