Israeli soldiers tricked into installing malware by Hamas agents posing as women


Members of the Hamas Palestinian militant group have posed as young teenage girls to lure Israeli soldiers into installing malware-infected apps on their phones, a spokesperson for the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) said today.

Some soldiers fell for the scam, but IDF said they detected the infections, tracked down the malware, and then took down Hamas’ hacking infrastructure.

IDF said Hamas operatives created Facebook, Instagram, and Telegram accounts and then approached IDF soldiers.

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Source: ZDNet