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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission confirms ‘SIM-swapping’ X account hack – ABC27

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission confirms ‘SIM-swapping’ X account hack – ABC27

by: Seth Kaplan Posted: Jan 26, 2024 / 11:00 AM EST Updated: Jan 26, 2024 / 12:25 PM EST SHARE (WHTM) — It’s not just vulnerable Midstaters. A security-sensitive government agency confirms it has fallen victim to what’s called a “SIM-swapping” attack. That’s when someone takes over your cell phone by changing the SIM card number in your account. That’s what happened to Midstater Scott Zeiders — someone took over his phone so they could receive a texted code from his bank and wire themselves $12,000.  abc27 helped him get his money back. Man whose bank refunded stolen $12k: ‘I don’t… 

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