1.6 million Apple users are targeted by phishing attacks

From deccanchronicle.com

While the volume of malicious software threatening users of macOS and the iOS mobile platform is much lower than that threating user of Windows and Android platforms, when it comes to phishing – a platform-agnostic cyberthreat – things are quite different.

The number of phishing attacks targeting users of Mac computers, iOS-based mobile devices, and the associated web services ecosystem to lure them into fraudulent schemes has reached 1.6 million in the first half of 2019. This figure is around nine percent greater than the attacks experienced in the whole of 2018. The growing number of users of popular digital devices is clearly attracting more and more cybercriminals. This is one of key finding of Kaspersky’s Threats to Mac Users Report 2019.

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