Bots Used to Steal 2FA Codes
The fraudster use a bots that drastically streamlines the process for hackers to trick victims into giving up their multi-factor authentication codes or one-time passwords (OTPs) for all sorts of services, letting them log in or authorize cash transfers. Various bots target Apple Pay, PayPal, Amazon, Coinbase, and a wide range of specific banks.
Whereas fooling victims into handing over a login or verification code previously would often involve the hacker directly conversely with the victim, perhaps pretending to be the victim’s bank in a phone call, these increasingly traded bots dramatically lower the barrier of entry for bypassing multi-factor authentication.
Full article: The Booming Underground Market for Bots That Steal Your 2FA Codes