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A story of losing $100,000 in identity theft

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Story of the Week 👇 👇

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

I lost north of $100,000 last Wednesday. It evaporated over a 24-hour time span in a “SIM port attack” that drained my Coinbase account. It has been four days since the incident and I’m gutted. I have zero appetite; my sleep is restless; I am awash in feelings of anxiety, remorse, and embarrassment.

This was the single most expensive lesson of my life and I want to share my experience + lessons learned with as many people as possible. My goal is to increase awareness about these types of attacks and to motivate you to increase the security of your online identity.

This is still very raw (I haven’t even told my family yet); please reserve judgement with regards to the naive security practices laid out in this post..…Read More

By Sean Coonce, (Patrick is a Lead Engineer @BitGo, Follow him on twitter)

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