Secrets Carried within your SIM Card

Mr What

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A SIM Card is a Metal, covers with piece of plastic, we use to insert in mobile phone is know as Subscriber's Identity Module SIM was identified by two numbers that is Integrated circuit card Identifier ( ICC-ID) and International Mobile Subscriber Identity number.



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The Sim card contains along with text messages, phone contacts, and call history with date and time. This information cannot stolen by mobile operator it is always confidential to user.


Security Systems on the SIM.

First the SIM card carries an authentication protocol in the form of algorithms and keys so that no unauthorized user can access your information remotely. Second, a cryptographic language guarantees your privacy by encrypting your data, decoding it when appropriate, and confirming when the information reaches its destination. Third, the SIM card carries a fraud protocol that prevents alteration of data or receiving services that have not been paid for.

The network will protect our sim card with a PUK code.

It has maintained 1 mm thickness.



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A subscriber identity module or subscriber identification module (SIM), widely known as a SIM card, is an integrated circuit that is intended to securely store the international mobile subscriber identity (IMSI) number and its related key, which are used to identify and authenticate subscribers on mobile telephony devices (such as mobile phones and computers). It is also possible to store contact information on many SIM cards. SIM cards are always used on GSM phones; for CDMA phones, they are only needed for newer LTE-capable handsets. SIM cards can also be used in satellite phones, smart watches, computers, or cameras.

The SIM circuit is part of the function of a universal integrated circuit card (UICC) physical smart card, which is usually made of PVC with embedded contacts and semiconductors. SIM cards are transferable between different mobile devices. The first UICC smart cards were the size of credit and bank cards; sizes were reduced several times over the years, usually keeping electrical contacts the same, so that a larger card could be cut down to a smaller size.



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A SIM card contains its unique serial number (ICCID), international mobile subscriber identity (IMSI) number, security authentication and ciphering information, temporary information related to the local network, a list of the services the user has access to, and two passwords: a personal identification number (PIN) for ordinary use, and a personal unblocking code (PUC) for PIN unlocking.
 

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