Verizon’s Visible cell customers hacked, unauthorized purchases seen

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Verizon’s Visible cell customers hacked, unauthorized purchases seen

Verizon’s Visible cell customers hacked, unauthorized purchases seen

Verizon’s Visible cell customers hacked, unauthorized purchases seen

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Numerous Visible Wireless subscribers are reporting their accounts have been “hacked” this week. Visible runs on Verizon’s 5G and 4G LTE networks. Rather than being a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO), Visible is actually owned by Verizon.

Suspicions of a data breach at Visible started Monday when some customers saw random unauthorized purchases on their Visible accounts:

On the Visible subreddit, users have reported seeing unauthorized orders placed from their accounts, with a shipping address different from theirs:

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Source : https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/10/verizons-visible-wireless-investigating-hacked-customer-accounts/