The Rise of SIM Swapping

“For the better part of the last decade, the combination of these two practices has given rise to an increasing number of SIM swap attacks ending in the theft of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.”David Hollerith

Another piece from, this one by author and podcast host David Hollerith, that breaks down the risks and details of SIM swap attacks and how you may be vulnerable to losing your bitcoins, simply by revealing your phone number.  Don’t miss this piece detailing out the attack, and listing out the Do’s and Don’ts of Bitcoin security.

Check out the original plus a ton of other great recent articles over at

Also recommended is Michael Perklin’s article to go along with this one:

I also mentioned Jameson Lopp’s extreme testing of the bitcoin steel wallets, a great read below:
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