Tags SIM swapping

SIM-swapping gang busted for targeting 'influencers, sports stars, musicians'

by Joe Warminsky • 2 months ago

International police did not name specific victims. The crooks were able to steal about $100 million in cryptocurrency as well as personal data.

Hackers breached Twitter accounts by targeting employees by phone

by Jeff Stone • 9 months ago

The exact circumstances remain shrouded in mystery.

European police nab 26 suspects in SIM swapping dragnet

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

The attacks were anything but unique. Still, they worked.

Twitter, tightening security, stops requiring phone numbers for authentication

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

The move comes after hackers infiltrated Twitter CEO Jack Dorey's account.

Alleged SIM-swappers charged in $550,000 cryptocurrency scam

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

They also threatened victims' families, according to an indictment.

Hackers allegedly stole $2.4 million in cryptocurrency in a six-month SIM hijacking spree

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

The six men were paying off mobile phone customer service representatives for access to victim's phone numbers.