I thought this was interesting and a useful reminder - key lesson is not to really on SMS based two-factor authentication to protect real money.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.
p.s.: I could not find the thread designated for computer security messages. I did look for it in forum announcements. Sorry.