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New hacking software poses threat to bank accounts

TAGS: Crime

The police’s Cyber Crime Unit has issued a warning against malicious software that hacks bank account passwords and codes.

The software is reportedly tailored to mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets etc and functions using the so-called SMS phishing (or smishing) system – whereby data is stolen when unsuspecting victims click on a URL link they receive in an SMS.

The software has already been reported in countries across Europe

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