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T-Mobile hit with lawsuit for allegedly letting hackers port man’s phone number and take his cryptocurrency

Days after T-Mobile began┬ásending texts to customers urging them to add port validation security to their accounts, news has come out that a man is suing T-Mobile over an issue related to porting. Carlos Tapang is suing T-Mobile for allegedly allowing strangers to port his phone number and then steal his Bitcoin. Tapang claims that on November 7, 2017, someone contacted T-Mobile to port his phone number to AT&T and that T-Mo did so, despite … [read full article]

T-Mobile texting customers to alert them to phone number port out scam

If you recently received a text from T-Mobile out a phone number port out scam, you’re not alone. T-Mobile is sending out text message alerts to customers to let them know about a phone number port out scam that’s affecting the wireless industry. The issue has been around for a while, but T-Mo has noticed an uptick in the this port out scam lately. T-Mobile tells me that it’s messaging subscribers to encourage them to add port … [read full article]