All your information can be stolen from the old phone number, find out how
Register your new number on different websites? Be careful if the old one goes on.
All your information can be stolen from the old phone number, find out how: – Recently started using a new number? Ever wondered, what happened to your old number? Rest assured, it has been recycled and has become someone else’s number by now. And that new person can easily get all your information!
A team of researchers from Princeton University conducted a study. They know that when a new person starts using the old number, he can easily get a lot of personal information from the previous owner. Suppose you shop online from various sites. Your phone number is registered on those sites. After changing the numbers, you no longer remember to update them. All the information on that site was sent to you by phone message. Now the new owner of the number is getting them. If he wants, he can save that information to any advertising agency. Even if a site receives a password change code via a message on your registered phone, the new owner of the number can easily control those sites!
According to a study by Princeton University, using old numbers can increase your risk in six ways. One of the biggest dangers is cheating people. In English, it is called a phishing attack. Some harmful links may be sent to your inbox, which you may click without realizing it. And as soon as you have as many accounts, everything will be at risk. The number you just started using will help this guy to cheat.