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Banking Trojans found hidden in malicious Android apps that pretend to be from banks
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Banking Trojans found hidden in malicious Android apps that pretend to be from banks

The cybersecurity company Bitdefender has discovered the presence of banking Trojans TeaBot Y FluBot in a series of malicious applications for Android phones that pose as other real 'apps', especially from banks.TeaBot is a banking Trojan that mainly attacks European banks and is having a special impact in Spain. It is capable of stealing victims' credentials, accessing their SMS and remotely controlling the phone. As Bitdefender has warned, between the bank apps TeaBot is currently targeting They are: Bankia Wallet, BankinterMóvil, BBVA Spain, Kutxabank, Santander, Bankia, CaixaBankNow, Digital Banking Liberbank, Openbank, UnicajaMovil, Banco Sabadell App, Cajasur, GrupoCajamar, ...
What I do not care about vaccines
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What I do not care about vaccines

For a couple of weeks, I enter the Health website of the Junta de Andalucía every day without fail to see if it is time for me to get the first dose of the vaccine against Covid. Like any baby boom, I have my WhatsApp groups of 'fiftieth anniversary' friends waiting for the big call, of the redeeming SMS of our anguish.We are all willing to give up everything in order to carry a Pfizer or a Modern on our arm. That's right. The pandemic remains fraught with pain, but vaccines have slowed its spread and are saving millions of lives. It is an objective fact. With them there is no zero risk, but without them millions of men and women would have died that today they have the opportunity to conti...
Bizum alert: these are the scams used by the app so you can defend yourself
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Bizum alert: these are the scams used by the app so you can defend yourself

A few days ago, both in 20minutos As in Maldita.es, we alert you to the new scam that is being carried out through Bizum, the application that allows you to receive or make transfers to other users in a matter of seconds just by indicating the phone number. In this last type of fraud, a user writes to you to buy a product that you sell on a second-hand or similar page and instead of making a payment for the purchase of objects, he sends a request for money so that his victim is who pays that amount. But, the truth is that this is just the new modus operandi through this application of many others that exist.We explain what they consist of and what we can do to avoid being victims of these fr...
Income 2020-2021: The ‘We Call You’ Plan begins on Tuesday to make the declaration by phone
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Income 2020-2021: The ‘We Call You’ Plan begins on Tuesday to make the declaration by phone

Taxpayers may request from next Tuesday, May 4, the Plan We will call you of the Tax Agency, so that the body calls them and they can prepare their 2020 Income statements, for which the telephone service has been reinforced.Specifically, the plan We will call you It can apply from this Tuesday, May 4, but the first calls will be made from Thursday, May 6, and the service will be provided until the last day of the campaign, June 30.Thus, in addition to the internet presentation through the agency page and the mobile application, taxpayers less accustomed to new technologies that require personalized assistance will once again have an alternative to face-to-face assistance in offices this year in...
The Tax Agency alerts of campaigns to send false messages by email and SMS
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The Tax Agency alerts of campaigns to send false messages by email and SMS

The entity remembers that it never requests by email or SMS confidential, financial or personal information, account numbers or taxpayer card numbersExample of mail impersonating the identity of the Tax Agency.The Tax Agency alerts of false email and SMS message sending campaigns that they spoof the identity of the entity attached to the Ministry of Finance coinciding with the development of the Income 2020 campaign, which It started on April 7, 2021 and will last until June 30.Criminals pretend steal personal or bank details, referring the possible victim to a false website of the Tax Agency or by downloading files with viruses. The Treasury asks not to attend to these messages and remembers that on the website of the Tax Agency it publishes detected cases of attempted impersonation of it...