Decipher

Stop putting your phone number on random things.

The problem being for many thing like social media and email recovery you’ll need your phone number to recover your account.

  • Pet collars
  • Apple Air Tag
  • Email or formal letter

https://www.iphonelife.com/content/airtags-and-privacy-what-you-need-to-know/

Your phone number PUK code (to port over to a SIM card they have.) is all an attacker would need to systematically ruin your social and maybe even work life.