Smartphone Invasion: Texting Scams, Spam, Phishing Are Tops

Mobile Attackers Use Easy Tactics

Classic attacks that continue to dominate PCs are now beginning to be detected on mobile devices, Blue Coat said. The attacks are easy to deploy and are device-agnostic, meaning that they can be broadly launched with minimal effort. Blue Coat said a typical phishing scam attempts to trick the user into giving up personal information, including account credentials or credit card information.

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