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Why ‘SIM swapping’ is a growing security nightmare

September 12, 2019 6:05 pm

SIM swapping allows hackers to take control of a victim’s phone number. In recent months, it has been used to hijack the online personas of politicians, celebrities and notables to steal money all over the world and to simply harass regular people.

Tampering mobile IMEI number to attract up to 3 year jail, fine

September 24, 2017 6:56 pm

The section 7 gives DoT power to make rules for conduct of telecom or telegraph services and section 25 deals with damaging of telegraph line, machines and related equipment with provision of punishments of 3 years of imprisonment or fine or both.

Police to write to DoT, seek stricter verification rules for SIM card buyers

March 02, 2015 1:34 am

According to police sources, the meeting was held in December last year.

FIIs can buy up to 74% of Bharti Airtel's paid up capital

July 03, 2014 9:34 pm

The government last year allowed up to 100 per cent foreign shareholding in the telecom sector, increasing it from a cap of 74 per cent earlier

Rehana phone SIM removed after murder: Cops

October 12, 2013 1:30 am

Aleem joined investigations at the Welcome police station on Friday.

Cyber crime: Cops book 6 for theft of US citizens' money,bank details

September 23, 2013 3:06 am

DCB of Rajkot city police on Sunday said they suspect that the local handler of the group had also faked documents to get the SIM card for a cellular connection.

Cellphone with SIM found in Yerawada jail,probe begins

September 15, 2013 3:59 am

The Jail Department has launched a probe after a cell phone was found on the ground in Yerawada Central jail on Friday afternoon

Cops look for mobile phone used to click victim's photo

April 08, 2014 5:08 pm

Mumbai Police Crime Branch officers are searching for a mobile phone that Mohammad Qasim,allegedly the prime accused in the gangrape,had used to click a photograph of the victim.

Aadhaar-like biometric system for mobile phone SIM card sales?

June 21, 2013 12:49 am

Delhi top cop urged home ministry to start a central database system based on biometrics.

On road from Tajikistan to Kabul,being Indian helps

April 17, 2013 12:51 am

Five years ago,when Vikram Yadav,a final-year medicine student,started on his first road journey to Kabul from Tajikistan,both he and his parents were worried. “My parents made me buy a local SIM card and kept calling be till I reached Kabul Airport,” he said