Tags SIM swapping
The FCC wants to force phone carriers to guard against SIM-swapping scams
SIM-swapping can lead to identity and financial fraud.
Police say scammers who used email fraud, SIM swapping are connected to Italian mafia
The bust is the latest evidence hinting at the extent to which established organized crime groups are adopting hacking methods.
SIM swapping victim alleges T-Mobile failed to stop $20,000 cryptocurrency scam
The stolen funds would be worth $65,000 today, the suit claims.
Crypto scammer who threatened victims' families pleads guilty, faces 2-year minimum
Eric Meiggs, 23, is one of multiple defendants charged as part of the years-long fraud effort.
SIM-swapping gang busted for targeting 'influencers, sports stars, musicians'
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
The exact circumstances remain shrouded in mystery.