From trusted mobile apps being compromised by malware, to plain old malicious applications, mobile phishing has become a significant problem for the smartphone community. Learning how to recognize apps that lead to malicious sites is essential to mobile security. Stick to trusted app providers, such as Google Play, and just because an app looks legit, don’t bet on it.
- Just a few years ago, few people thought that these mobile, consumer devices would be so powerful, pervasive and change enterprise security so fundamentally.
- Protection of data at rest and data in transit are also familiar considerations as are session hijacking protection, man in the middle protection and anti-debugging.
- Sure mobile devices can still receive malicious emails and go to fake websites.
“Enter phishing through malicious apps or malicious behavior within friendly apps.”