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Six Common Threats to Devices

September 02, 2022

InfosecTrain has put out a list of the most common threats to mobile devices. Some of these are familiar while others are less well known.

  1. Malicious apps, especially targeting the Android platform.
  2. Mobile phishing (smishing) directed at messaging apps.
  3. Calendar spam.
  4. Overlaps allowing apps to be stacked, with a malicious app on top.
  5. Spyware using zero click or single click exploits.
  6. Stalkerware pinpointing a device's location, reading messages, taking pictures and/or recording conversations

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