About My3 account security.
You will need to know his name, birth date, Social Security number, phone number and address. Log into your husband's cell phone account and view his phone history. Most service providers will allow you to view "All History," which will date back several months. This article was written by the It Still Works team, copy edited and fact checked through a multi-point auditing system, in efforts to ensure our readers only receive the best information.
To submit your questions or ideas, or to simply learn more about It Still Works, contact us. Step 1 Find out if your husband already has an online account. Step 2 Acquire the password and username for your husband's account. Items you will need Login username for cell phone account Login password for cell phone account.
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Account security and authentication We think about online security all the time. Select and name your security image or site key. Choose a secret question and answer. Get easy access to the My Fios App.
Prevent Your Smartphone from Being Hacked
Save time with simple sign-ins. Sign into My Verizon to set up your four-digit PIN for additional protection and security when you call into our centers.
Don't forget to sign out if you are on a public computer To sign out of your account, select "Sign Out" in the top right of any Verizon page. Why was I asked to provide a new secret question when I signed in?
How can I avoid being asked my secret question every time I use my computer at work? What if I forget the answer to my secret question?
Why was I asked to register my computer after selecting a security image? What is phishing, and how does it relate to a security image? The phone bandits opened a new mobile account with another company and then contacted T-Mobile to have the service switched. Once they had the new password, they logged in and transferred out all the money.
T-Mobile told NBC News it has seen an uptick in this type of scam and is "encouraging customers to add extra security features to their accounts. The wireless industry is well aware of the port-out scam.
Cybersecurity 101: How to protect your cell phone number and why you should care
In January, T-Mobile posted a warning on its website and started encouraging customers to add a port validation feature — a 6-todigit passcode — to their account. CTIA also issued a news release earlier this month: Protecting your accounts against number porting. Lorrie Cranor, a cybersecurity expert at Carnegie Mellon, believes better authentication procedures are needed before cellphone service can be switched.
Cranor was the victim of the port-out scam two years ago.
At the time, she worked at the FTC and wrote about her experience. An ID thief walked into a wireless store, claimed to be Cranor, said she had lost her phone and needed service changed to a new device. The real Cranor was talking on her cellphone at the time, so if the store employee had simply called her, she could have stopped the scammer.