Verizon’s new feature ‘Number Lock’ add an extra layer of security, but it’s not foolproof.
Coinsquare, the impacted exchange, says a former employee stole the data.
Even after being warned by researchers, some companies still haven’t fixed systems that make it easy for hackers to take over accounts.
SIM swappers are particularly interested in a tool called Omni from Verizon that allows hackers to take over phone numbers.
SIM swappers have escalated from bribing employees to using remote desktop software to get direct access to internal T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint tools.
Victims and lawmakers say wireless carriers and the Trump FCC aren’t doing enough to protect consumers from the threat of SIM hijacking.
In addition to allegedly SIM swapping victims to steal their cryptocurrency, the defendant is seemingly guilty of amassing a collection of songs with no real sense of cohesion.
The alleged member was arrested around two weeks ago, another member of the hacking group told Motherboard.
Neither carriers nor the FCC are doing enough to protect consumers from the rise of such attacks.
T-Mobile’s little known NOPORT setting can protect your phone number from SIM swapping.
Cell phone carriers still have a long way to go before making your accounts truly secure.
Hackers hacked the OGUSERS forum and published its database in another hacker forum.