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Stolen Face ID Scans Facilitate Bank Account Breaches

Cybercriminals target iOS and Android users, stealing face scans to access bank accounts. GoldFactory's trojanized apps, like GoldPickaxe, circulate since June 2023. They trick users into biometric verifications, breaching banking apps in Vietnam and Thailand. This Trojan combines biometric data theft, ID document theft, SMS interception, and traffic proxying. Thailand mandated facial biometrics in 2023, with Vietnam to follow in 2024.



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