FBI warns of increased hacking risk if using mobile banking apps

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) today warned mobile banking app users that they will be increasingly targeted by hackers trying to steal their credentials and take over their banking accounts.

The alert, published on the agency’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), says that the increased usage of such apps during the pandemic could lead to more exploitation attempts targeting their users.

The FBI is anticipating that threat actors will focus their attacks on mobile banking customers since most Americans are using such services for making payments, transferring funds, and cashing checks.

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Source: Bleeping Computer