Text messages are an increasingly popular vector for hackers and assorted digitally focused ne’er-do-wells to use for separating unsuspecting victims from their data or their money. Sometimes both. The Android malware known as FluBot is one example of a threat spreading via a text message scam, managing to reel in victims for a number of different reasons. Partly because the average person these days is perhaps much less likely to click on a dodgy email.

But a text message that dresses itself up as a legitimate-looking “missed package delivery” update, as is the case with the way FluBot spreads, is apparently much more likely to find its mark.

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