In the past computers have been the most vulnerable to cybercrime, but with an increasing reliance on mobile phones to run our businesses and access our banking – with 24 million Brits using them to shop and 23 million Brits using them to bank – mobile devices have become a bigger target for cybercriminals.
One of the biggest risks, but commonly done, is using public wi-fi to access secured data. Public wi-fi spots tend to not be particularly secure and can leave you vulnerable to cyber attack. It can be easy to forget that your phone is at risk, but using it for sending secured information means that it is important to take mobile PNM as seriously as computer cybersecurity.
- Types of Mobile Attacks
Mobile security breaches really started happening in great numbers in 2011 when the value of the data able to be stolen started to increase. Attacks initially …