January 18, 2016

Updated Android Malware Steals Voice Two-Factor Authentication

Malware-makers are stepping up the assault on Android handsets and are now quietly redirecting phone calls to steal voice-based two factor authentication details.

An update to the Android.Bankosy trojan horse means it not only locks down handsets but steals data from hacked devices. Symantec threat-throttler Dinesh Venkatesan says the trojan malware opens a backdoor which turns on unconditional call forwarding and silent mode...

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