Have you ever received a message from your bank stating â€˜Your ATM was suspended out of blueâ€™? But nothing like this happened actually!
Itâ€™sÂ Mobile PhishingÂ with its end goal of stealing sensitive data and is extremely difficult to spot out.
It is found that mobile users are three times more likely to fall for scams in comparison to that of desktop users.
In a report of 2018, it is observed that there is a significant rise inÂ MobileÂ (particularly SMS)Â Phishing.Â TopÂ Cyber Security ExpertsÂ are contacted frequently to restrict these phishing attacks carefully.
There are a lot of reasons why particularly hackers choose mobile to breed phishing attacks. Is it possible every time to look at the small URLâ€™s appearing on the screen? Most often people open & read SMS and yes itâ€™s natural! How will they know it is a trap? Surprisingly phishers seem to have tipped their scales to these preferred targets too. About 56% of the users trapped on phishing URLs via their mobile.