Sim Swapping attack, over $2.4M stolen

U.S. Department of Justice has charged six men for reportedly being behind the theft of $2.4M worth of cryptocurrency. The SIM swapping fraud led to the identity theft of many users was done by gaining control of the traget's mobile number via Social engineering or bribed employee of ISP.


Readmore: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/six-men-accused-of-stealing-over-24m-in-sim-swapping-attacks/