Hackers Are Breaking Directly Into Telecom Companies to Take Over Customer 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.
Ajit Pai Says FCC's Investigation into Sale of Phone Location Data Nearly Complete
Motherboard previously revealed how AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon have sold real-time phone location data to middlemen companies which then provided it to third parties.
Against All Common Sense, FCC Approves T-Mobile-Sprint Merger
40 years of US telecom history shows that mindless telecom mergers kill jobs, worsen service, and raise prices. So why are we still doing this?
Verizon Makes SIM Swapping Hard. Why Doesn’t AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile?
Verizon employs different security procedures when porting a phone number to a different SIM card than the other carriers. This is making SIM swapping attacks harder to perform against Verizon customers.