Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Identity Thieves Hijack Cellphone Accounts to Go After Virtual Currency - The New York Times

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“Everybody I know in the cryptocurrency space has gotten their phone number stolen,” said Joby Weeks, a Bitcoin entrepreneur.

Mr. Weeks lost his phone number and about a million dollars’ worth of virtual currency late last year, despite having asked his mobile phone provider for additional security after his wife and parents lost control of their phone numbers.

From Identity Thieves Hijack Cellphone Accounts to Go After Virtual Currency - The New York Times

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