Today, there are many cases whereby sim cards have been hacked by criminals who then are able to access bank accounts and impersonate you to get money from your friends and family.
You can protect yourself from the vulnerability of your identification details being used to commit a crime.
Safaricom and Airtel have provided a solution for you to confirm phone numbers registered using your ID.
You can access it through *106#. This USSD menu allows you to:
- Check your numbers alongside the credentials used to register it.
- Report unknown numbers associated with your ID.
- Cancel any reported numbers.