Mobile Devices Catch More Phish

Thursday Jan 13th 2011 by Larry Barrett
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If you use a mobile device to access the Web, you're three times more likely to get hooked by phishing scams and reveal passwords and logins -- so says Trusteer, a security software company.

It seems that people who use mobile devices are a lot less vigilant when it comes to clicking on unknown links. That lowering of the guard has resulted in people giving up crucial passwords and login IDs to malicious hackers out to steal either your data or your identify.

Our sister site, eSecurityPlanet.com explains what's at the heart of this mobile security trend.


Smartphones and tablets are all the rage these days and that's great news for malware purveyors because, according to security software vendor Trusteer, people are far more likely to let down their guard when accessing the Internet with their iPhones, BlackBerrys and other mobile devices.

Read the complete article: Mobile Users More Susceptible to Phishing Scams

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