Phishing attacks aimed at government personnel up 30% in 2021



According to a new survey, approximately 50% of phishing attacks aimed at government personnel in 2021 sought to steal credentials, an increase of 30% in 2020.

Lookout, Inc.’s 2022 Government Threat Report examines the most prominent mobile threats affecting the United States federal, state and local governments. Lookout data reveals that the risk of mobile phishing and device vulnerability within U.S. government agencies has increased since 2021.

The Lookout Government Threat Report is based on an analysis of data specific to federal, state, and local government organizations from the Lookout Security Graph. The graph includes telemetry data from analyzing more than 205 million devices and over 175 million apps.

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