Tags SIM swapping
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.
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.