Hacker Who Stole $5 Million By SIM Swapping Gets 10 Years in Prison
A 20-year-old college student who was accused of stealing more than $5 million in cryptocurrency in a slew of SIM hijacking attacks is the first person to be sentenced for the crime.
Port Out Scam
Bitcoin Investor Sues AT&T After Losing $23 Million In SIM Swap Hack
An investor is asking AT&T to pay $220 million in damages in the first-ever lawsuit that attempts to hold carriers accountable for port out scams.
T-Mobile Alerted ‘A Few Hundred Customers’ Targeted By Hackers
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.
Cameroon’s Internet Has Been Cut For Four Weeks With No End in Sight
Social apps like WhatsApp and Facebook are lifelines between members of the African diaspora.
How a Hacker Can Take Over Your Life by Hijacking Your Phone Number
A social engineering expert exposes how easy it’s for anyone to take over pre-paid cellphone numbers in the UK.
Why Is This Still a Thing?
Why Are SIM Cards Still a Thing?
Cell phones have been revolutionized many times in 20 years, why have SIM cards stayed pretty much the same?
World’s Largest SIM Card Manufacturer Admits NSA Likely Hacked Its Systems
Gemalto concedes US and UK spies may have hacked its computer system, but denies massive theft of encryption keys.