Cybercriminals working to take control of smartphones to access even more accounts

Originally Featured on KOAA

COLORADO SPRINGS — With so many of us doing so much on our smartphones as part of our daily lives, imagine handing over your phone and everything in it to a criminal. News5 is getting a warning from cybersecurity experts about a tactic crooks are using to take over our phones.

If fraudsters and cybercriminals can get their hands on our sensitive information there are so many ways they can use it against us. This is why cybersecurity experts are working hard to educate people on an attack called SIM swapping. It’s a strategy crooks are using to gain access to our phone.

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