Sean Coonce's story: How $100,000 was stolen using his phone number

Now that we leave so much of our lives online - including our money - digital security practices are more important than ever. While the Bitcoin network, itself, appears to be safe from hacking, individual wallets are not.

In this fantastic and humble piece by Sean Coonce, he goes into great detail about how and why he lost $100,000 worth of cryptocurrency on the Coinbase custodial exchange.

No matter how you store your crypto, this is a MUST READ article, especially if you’ve never heard of SIM porting attacks before:

My personal thanks to Sean for highlighting this issue so well.

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