Tags SIM swapping

FCC wants to revamp data breach laws for telecom carriers

by Tonya Riley • 7 months ago

The rule change could create additional reporting requirements for companies.

Final defendant in multimillion-dollar SIM hijacking scheme sentenced to prison

by AJ Vicens • 8 months ago

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

by AJ Vicens • 9 months ago

"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

by Tonya Riley • 11 months ago

SIM-swapping can lead to identity and financial fraud.

Police say scammers who used email fraud, SIM swapping are connected to Italian mafia

by Jeff Stone • 11 months ago

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

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

The stolen funds would be worth $65,000 today, the suit claims.