Android.Bankosy malware targets 'voice' two-factor authorisation

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Security giant Symantec has detailed an emerging new threat capable of stealing user financial information protected by two-factor authentication (2FA) systems.

In a typical 2FA system, the second factor is normally a one-time passcode (OTP) sent to the user's registered mobile number through SMS. The new Android.Bankosy malware goes one step further and is able to intercept information from 2FA systems that use voice calls.

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