A report by mobile cybersecurity firm Zimperium claims that more than 10 million mobile devices, in 214 countries, were affected by cyber threats last year. The smartphone has become a prime target for phishing.
We suspected it and it is confirmed, the As of date of cybersecurity firm Zimperium and its analytics lab zLabs, more than 10 million mobile devices, in 214 countries, were affected by cyber threats in 2021.are now the number 1 target of cyberattacks. It must be said that the mobile accompanies everyone on a daily basis and sometimes replaces the laptop or for certain stocks. In all, according to the last
Last year, the lab team identified more than two million new strains of smartphone malware. A huge number, because it means that more than 5,000 new strains have appeared every day. In terms of threats, more thanwhat pirates are essentially looking for is the i.e. the recovery .
Phishing targets smartphones
It must be said that on a smartphone, the user is less suspicious and protection solutions are rarely installed. In all, Zimperium has detected more than 500,000 spam sites.Last year. Among them, mobile versions accounted for 75% of phishing sites. Fake sites even exploded by 50% compared to the previous year.
Sites have also become more sophisticated, with the massive use of sites with the famous, usually indicating a trusted certified site. It then becomes complicated to distinguish legitimate sites from fake ones. The company considers that in just two years, the arrival of the , lockdowns, and devices always online and out of the office have dramatically changed the nature of attacks. A revolution to which the infrastructure of today is having a hard time adapting.