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You don't have any guarantee of this. Even with the best intentions, the staff could be duped by social engineering. You can't really minimise the risk any further than using a reputable forwarding company, but my advice would be to call them and ask about their account security practices. They may also be able to set an account note about your situation, ...


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Passports does not encrypt data, instead it uses Basic Access Control, as a authentication layer, to prevent access to passport data without authorization. The authentication data required to access the passport is written in the MRZ, so ideally, you would need to optically read the passport to get the "password" to open the RFID chip. However, passport ...


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If someone is sufficiently savvy with hardware and software, they could also potentially add a free-and-clear IMEI (say yours that you published online) to attach to a phone they stole from somebody or one that is used by a specific service provider. (some providers get pissy if they find out you unlocked their devices for example and will either deny you ...



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