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The iPhone 14 ditches physical SIM cards for eSIM

Apple’s new iPhones — the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus — won’t have physical SIM cards. The company announced the nugget at its event in Cupertino today, revealing that eSIM wi

What you might have missed at Black Hat and Def Con 2022

Hackers, researchers, cybersecurity companies and government officials descended on Las Vegas last week for Black Hat and Def Con, a cybersecurity double-bill that’s collectively referred to as “h

US hacker jailed for role in multimillion-dollar SIM swapping campaign

The final member of an international hacking group known as ‘The Community’ has been sentenced for his role in a multimillion-dollar SIM hijacking campaign, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) an

T-Mobile says at least 47M current and former customers affected by hack

T-Mobile has confirmed that millions of current and former customers had their information stolen in a data breach, following reports of a hack over the weekend. In a statement, T-Mobile, which has mo

Raylo nabs $11.5M to get more mobile users to lease and reuse

UK-based smartphone subscription startup Raylo has tucked $11.5 million in Series A funding into its top pocket, led by Octopus Ventures. The equity round follows a debt raise last year — and br

US lawmakers want to restrict police use of ‘Stingray’ cell tower simulators

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US cell carrier Assist Wireless exposed thousands of customer IDs

U.S. cell carrier Assist Wireless left tens of thousands of personal customer documents on its website by mistake. Assist provides free government-subsidized cell phones to low-income households acros

Flaws in a popular GPS tracker leak real-time locations and can remotely activate its microphone

A popular GPS tracker — used as a panic alarm for elderly patients, to monitor kids and track vehicles — contains security flaws, which security researchers say are so severe the device should be

Nope, no AT&T contract required for bring-your-own-SIM card plan

[photopress:attoops.jpg,full,center] Some people freaked out the other day when they saw that AT&T wanted to tack on a two-year contract to its “bring your own SIM card” plan. Why shou

AT&T will sell you just a SIM card – five American dollars, my friend!

I guess this is the simplest possible route short of getting a candy cell phone and pretending it’s real. AT&T is sending out just SIM cards for you to put into your already-unlocked or AT&a

iPhone Unlocked, For Reals

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvJ1RGlxe8Q] There you have it, folks. The iPhone has been unlocked via hardware modification. Details on the hack are being withheld until next week where the

iPhone Now Can Use Any Cingular SIM Card

The folks at hacktheiphone have figured out how to use any Cingular SIM card in the iPhone, regardless of type or service plan. Heck, you can even drop an old one in there that doesn’t even work