Attacks by Chinese hackers have resurfaced recently, most notably by the hacker group TA416, and Taiwan has been the first to bear the brunt—the group has targeted a Taiwanese government agency. Another notorious hacker group, APT41, is targeting material companies to steal patented technology, which has attracted the attention of researchers. Why are SIM card hijacking (SIM Swapping) attacks so prevalent? It is very likely that it is extremely easy for hackers to obtain the required information. An information security news website pointed out that three hacker organizations specialized in such attacks hacked the US telecommunications company T-Mobile more than 100 times last year.
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