Top Three Mobile Phishing Lures: #3) SMS & Messaging Apps

According to Verizon’s Mobile Security Index 2019, “85% of phishing attacks seen on mobile devices take place outside of email. While many organizations have filtering in place to block email-based attacks, far fewer have similar protection in place for these other routes.”  Furthermore, the Federal Trade Commission reported 93,000 complaints about unwanted texts in 2018, … Read More

Top Three Mobile Phishing Lures: #2) Malicious Apps

People are slowly learning to be careful about providing their credentials when prompted by an email or phone call, but hackers are getting more creative and tricking users into giving their credentials when users think they’re just signing into their mobile app.  For example, BankBot is Android-targeting malware using fake overlay screens to mimic existing … Read More

Top Three Mobile Phishing Lures: #1) Email

According to a SecurityWeek article, “With over 66% of emails first opened on a mobile device and email arguably the first point of attack for a phishing actor, unprotected emails on a mobile device can easily turn into a new avenue for attack.”  Furthermore, it’s not just corporate email that you have to worry about. … Read More