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European police nab 26 suspects in SIM swapping dragnet
The attacks were anything but unique. Still, they worked.
Twitter, tightening security, stops requiring phone numbers for authentication
The move comes after hackers infiltrated Twitter CEO Jack Dorey's account.
Alleged SIM-swappers charged in $550,000 cryptocurrency scam
They also threatened victims' families, according to an indictment.
Hackers allegedly stole $2.4 million in cryptocurrency in a six-month SIM hijacking spree
The six men were paying off mobile phone customer service representatives for access to victim's phone numbers.