With the advent of smartphones, mobile devices have slowly become an integral part of our lives. Mobile devices have become a crucial part of our day-to-day lives, from emails to studying online or even streaming movies. However, while this increased use is convenient, it also leaves users vulnerable to various mobile security threats.
Statistics reveal an 87% increase in malware threats for mobile devices over the last few years. The threats range from phishing scams designed to steal financial information to ransomware programs that hold mobile devices hostage until users pay a ransom.
Similarly, incidents like the infamous Pegasus malware are enough to start paying attention to mobile security. However, being aware of these top 13 mobile security threats is crucial to protect your device from security invasions.
Top mobile security threats:
Here are the most critical threats to our mobile security.