07-21-2013 11:08 PM
I thought a SIM can only be used in one phone at a time?
07-22-2013 8:36 AM
Yes, only one can be active at one time, but the possibility of having two SIM cards for the same number has existed in Europe for a number of years. For example: http://support.en.belgacom.be/app/answers/detail/a_id/11778/~/two-sim-cards-for-the-same-phone-numbe...
The hack is unlikely to affect any AT&T customers unless they're holding on to their SIM cards from the 90s. AFAIK AT&T uses at least 3DES (instead of the hacked single DES) encryption in their cards.
07-22-2013 5:50 PM - edited 07-22-2013 5:53 PM
Thanks for the clarification!
I do have my old SIMs, but can't use in current smartphone. Keep old
phone as backup between purchases, or in case of emergency.
So, in theory, the old ATT/Cingular SIMs are still safe in the USA (at
07-23-2013 9:35 PM
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