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Finland warns of Android malware attacks breaching bank accounts
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Finland warns of Android malware attacks breaching bank accounts

A campaign of Android malware is currently underway that aims to compromise online bank accounts, according to a warning from Finland's Transport and Communications Agency (Traficom). The organization has brought to light several instances of SMS messages that ask users to phone a number and are written in Finnish. The caller, who is a scammer, tells the victims to download the McAfee software to safeguard themselves. The communications appear to be from a local network or domestic telecom operator using spoofing technology, and they are purportedly delivered from banks or payment service providers like MobilePay. But the McAfee program contains malware that lets criminals access victims' bank accounts. The alert says that targets are urged to download a McAfee application bas...