New Breed of Banking Malware Hijacks Text Messages

    Date28 Jun 2013
    CategoryCryptography
    2757
    Posted ByAlex
    Out of band authentication But RSA's Anti-Fraud Command Center on Monday found and reported on a Trojan called Bugat that has been updated to hijack out-of-band authentication codes sent to bank customers via SMS. This doesn't mean out-of-band authentication via text messaging is useless, but it can be compromised using a dated, unsophisticated piece of malware.
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