Android trojan intercepts SMS messages to raid bank accounts

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A new Android trojan has the ability to intercept text messages and bypass the SMS-based two-factor authentication system protecting customers' bank accounts.

Lukas Stefanko, a malware analyst at ESET, notes in a blog post that the trojan, detected as "Android/Spy.Agent.SI," is currently targeting customers of 20 large banks located in Australia, New Zealand, and Turkey via their mobile apps.

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