US and UK accused of hacking Sim card firm to steal codes

US and UK accused of hacking Sim card firm to steal codes
This contrasts with security procedures used, for example, for chips in passports. Many are also manufactured by Gemalto. These are delivered to the relevant authorities as a blank chip, and the Passport Office – not the company – creates the security key.
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Brazil tries to shed image as fugitives' haven
As convicted murderer and paedophile Phillip Smith relaxed in a hostel on a cobbled street in Rio de Janeiro having successfully absconded from the authorities in his native New Zealand, he sent an email to a radio station back home. "I conducted some …
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Phuket Motorcycle Hirers Warned of Steal a Bike Passport Scam

Phuket Motorcycle Hirers Warned of Steal a Bike Passport Scam
''I went to our local immigration here in Krabi because I realised that the passport had already expired in 2013,'' he said. ''The immigration checked the details and informed me that the person named in the passport had entered Thailand in 2012 and …
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A Palestinian viewpoint of Birthright trips to Israel
They have no passport or citizenship, only refugee cards. … To Israeli border control, a U.S. passport means nothing once they see an Arab name. … Jewish-only roads gleamed in the distance behind a barbed- wire fence; how we wanted to go to the …
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