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Crypto Phishing Alert – Malwares Acting as Turkish Crypto Exchange

The crypto community just can’t seem to catch a break as 2019 turns more and more about security breaches for the cryptoverse. It is the Android users specifically that should be on guard right now as the cybersecurity company, ESET, has reported about a new Android malware. In order to phish for login credentials, the malicious apps are impersonating the Turkish cryptocurrecy exchange, BtcTurk.

ESET, which is known as the mastermind behind the major antivirus software NOD32, revealed on June 17 that the malware sidesteps Google’s SMS permissions restrictions in order to acquire the two-factor authentication (2FA) codes received through SMS.

The report reveals that there are certain malicious applications capable of gaining access to the one-time passwords, which are…

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