Hackers are targeting your smartphone as way into the company network

The number of phishing attacks targeting smartphones as the entry point for attempting to compromise enterprise networks has risen by more than a third over the course of just a few months.

Analysis by cybersecurity company Lookout found that there’s been a 37% increase in mobile phishing attacks worldwide between the last three months of 2019 and the first few months of 2020 alone.

Phishing emails have long been a problem for desktop and laptop users, but the increased use of mobile devices – especially as more people are working remotely – has created an additional attack vector for cyber criminals who are targeting both Android and IOS phones.

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Source: ZDNet