A Hacker Got All My Texts for $16

I didn’t expect it to be that quick. While I was on a Google Hangouts call with a colleague, the hacker sent me screenshots of my Bumble and Postmates accounts, which he had broken into. Then he showed he had received texts that were meant for me that he had intercepted. Later he took over my WhatsApp account, too, and texted a friend pretending to be me… More here.

Ooeer!



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2 replies

  1. Where are you getting all this paranoia?

  2. How on earth can Sakari run this service with just a bullshit “Letter of Authorization” and utterly seamless redirection???? For God’s Sake, AT LEAST send a message to the existing device at that number and demand they log into somewhere with a token code. Sakari should be class-action sued on behalf of anyone who has a number they’d be willing to help steal.

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