Gandhinagar – When the old number gets new users, the data associated with the old number also becomes accessible to new users. According to new findings from researchers at Princeton University, it can pose a risk to personal privacy and security.
Recycled numbers allow new users to access old user information. Forget about instantly updating your new number in digital accounts. One of the e-commerce applications always uses the old number.
The main threat of a phishing attack on users. Fish can be delivered to the customer through SMS.
The attacker can also use the number to sign up for various alerts, newspapers, campaigns and robocalls. The attacker can also use the recycle number in the profile associated with the online number T by resetting the SMS-authenticated password. Telecom companies have done nothing to prevent a possible attack.