Haseeb Awan charges cryptocurrency millionaires USD99 per month for a mobile plan that requires a notarized letter to make changes.
The accused are said to have harassed enemies by taking control of phone accounts and sending bomb threats to 1,066 kindergartens.
EE’s platform allows other businesses to check if a customer’s SIM has been replaced, or whether their calls are being diverted.
A gang working in Spain stole EUR3mn from its victims, whilst a Romanian gang took EUR500,000 from Austrian bank accounts.
Persuading the unwary to allow remote access to their computers is an old trick, but it supposedly is used to execute SIM swaps.
18 year old Canadian Samy Bensaci is alleged to be part of a gang that focused on stealing from cryptocurrency investors.
Hackers use SIM swaps as part of a process that also abuses the lax security of email providers and cryptocurrency wallets.
Senator Ron Wyden is once again seeking greater protection for phone users, but many of his arguments lack focus.
Princeton academics tested how little information was needed to persuade five US mobile telcos to execute a SIM swap.
Yousef Selassie took control of 75 phone accounts held by individuals believed to own cryptocurrency.