Who Owns Your Wireless Service? Crooks Do.

Who Owns Your Wireless Service? Crooks Do.

Incessantly annoying and fraudulent robocalls. Corrupt wireless company employees taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to unlock and hijack mobile phone service. Wireless providers selling real-time customer location data, despite ...
The Unsexy Threat to Election Security

The Unsexy Threat to Election Security

Much has been written about the need to further secure our elections, from ensuring the integrity of voting machines to combating fake news. But according to a report quietly issued by a ...
Account Hijacking Forum OGusers Hacked

Account Hijacking Forum OGusers Hacked

Ogusers[.]com -- a forum popular among people involved in hijacking online accounts and conducting SIM swapping attacks to seize control over victims' phone numbers -- has itself been hacked, exposing the email ...
How SIM Card Hijacking Works

How SIM Card Hijacking Works

Last month a hacker who stole $5 million resulting from SIM Hijacking was sentenced to 10 years in jail. In the end, SIM Hijacking or SIM Swapping results in your phone number ...
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More Alleged SIM Swappers Face Justice

Prosecutors in Northern California have charged two men with using unauthorized SIM swaps to steal and extort money from victims. One of the individuals charged allegedly used a hacker nickname belonging to ...
Hanging Up on Mobile in the Name of Security

Hanging Up on Mobile in the Name of Security

An entrepreneur and virtual currency investor is suing AT&T for $224 million, claiming the wireless provider was negligent when it failed to prevent thieves from hijacking his mobile account and stealing millions ...