The Most Expensive Lesson Of My Life: Details of SIM port hack

Sean Coone got hacked last week. Even with 2FA enabled, hackers got in … because his phone number got transferred to a rogue device:

My personal identity was hacked last week. The attacker was able to steal $100k+ in a sweep of my Coinbase account. I’m equal parts embarrassed, hurt, and deeply remorseful.

In an effort to raise awareness about the attack, I wrote about it.

Reading this one would almost get a second, private, phone number for services that support 2FA only using phone numbers.

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