An Israeli army soldier patrols the parameter of the Qalandia checkpoint, a main crossing point between Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Ramallah, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
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The Israeli military said Tuesday it had uncovered a plot by Hamas fighters to spy on soldiers by befriending them on social media and then luring them into downloading fake dating applications that gave Hamas access to their smartphones.The military said it had uncovered three Hamas-operated apps on Google Play that had been downloaded about 100 times by soldiers since the beginning of the year.The officer, speaking on condition of anonymity under military regulations, said the Hamas cyber efforts to snoop on soldiers were nothing new. The military said the first two apps were called Glancelove and Winkchat, supposed dating apps.
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