Tags SIM swapping
Experian tool exposed partial Social Security numbers, putting customers at risk
The problem with using Social Security numbers to authenticate consumers goes much deeper than Experian, experts say.
FCC wants to revamp data breach laws for telecom carriers
The rule change could create additional reporting requirements for companies.
Final defendant in multimillion-dollar SIM hijacking scheme sentenced to prison
The sentencing comes two years after six members of the group and their accomplices within mobile phone providers were indicted.
Suspect in scheme to breach major Twitter accounts is now charged with hacking crypto executives
"I don't care," the suspect previously told the New York Times. "They can come arrest me. I would laugh at them. I haven't done anything."
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.