Mobile phishing attacks targeting employees in the energy industry have risen by 161% compared to last year’s (H2 2020) data, and the trend is showing no signs of slowing down.
Although the perils of outdated and vulnerable devices plague all sectors, a new report by cybersecurity firm Lookout indicates that energy is the most targeted, followed by finance, pharma, government, and manufacturing.
In terms of geographic targeting, Asia-Pacific tops the list, followed by Europe and then North America. However, there is a rising trend in phishing attacks targeting the global energy industry across the world.
Source: Bleeping Computer