A California task force caught another big name in the criminal underground world of SIM hijackers.
Police in California continue their investigation in port out scams by arresting a second suspect.
Sources who work for some of America’s major cellphone carriers tell us how criminals are trying to recruit them to help find new targets.
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Some Instagram users are at particular risk of sim hijacking, where a hacker takes control of their phone number and uses that to break into accounts. Now, Instagram is pushing towards app-based authentication, which should make the hackers' job harder.
A hacker learning your phone number can be the start of all sorts of account hijack mischief. The Timehop breach is probably a good time to protect yourself against SIM jacking.
Nine victims of SIM hijacking—an increasingly popular scam—share their stories.
Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting people’s phone numbers, hijacking and then using them to access people’s bank or social media accounts.
T-Mobile has called customers targeted by hackers who were trying to take control of their SIM cards, alerting them of the hack attempts, and suggesting ways to secure their accounts.