In ‘SIM Swap,’ Criminals Really Have Your Number

19th October 2019

This scam, also known as port-out or SIM splitting fraud, allows criminals to hijack your cell phone number. Once they have your number, the bad guys can clean out your financial accounts, confiscate your email, delete your data and take over your social media profiles. Fraudsters can do all this because many companies — including banks, brokerages, email providers and social media platforms — verify your identity by texting a…

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AT&T TV Now’s newest plans are about to go up in price

19th October 2019

AT&T today confirmed to CordCutters that increases are coming to two of its newest streaming plans, as well as to four older players that aren’t actually offered to new subscribers. Here’s the gist: Folks got word of an an email announcing an upcoming price increase to the base “Plus” plan (which doesn’t have the most channels but does include HBO), taking it from $50 a month to $65 a month….

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