Verizon’s Visible cell customers hacked, leading to unauthorized purchases

Verizon’s Visible cell customers hacked, leading to unauthorized purchases

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Numerous Visible Wireless subscribers are reporting that their accounts were “hacked” this week. Visible runs on Verizon’s 5G and 4G LTE networks and is owned by Verizon; it is not a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO).

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:

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