Safe-Inet advertised its ‘bulletproof’ virtual private network services on black hat forums.
SpyCloud identifies vulnerable online accounts by checking them against their library of compromised credentials.
EE’s platform allows other businesses to check if a customer’s SIM has been replaced, or whether their calls are being diverted.
Banks and other businesses can safeguard against account takeover fraud by checking if a customer’s SIM has recently been replaced.
Criminals took control of 900 accounts for a new payments app from the Japanese operators of 7-Eleven convenience stores.
Sean Coonce explained how his cryptocurrency account was emptied after his mobile phone account was taken over.
Some questioned the ethics and legality of the stunt, but it does raise the question of why Twitter still allows users to manage their accounts via SMS.
A fraudster steals from a victim’s bank account after hijacking the victim’s phone line. Which business is most responsible for the victim’s loss? The BBC cannot make up its mind.
Security engineer Martin Vigo has shown how quick and easy it is to hack anybody’s voicemail. That access can then be used to take control of WhatsApp, PayPal and more.
Criminals systematically acquire control of key phone numbers by duping weak call center staff.