Mobile phishing click rate increases 85 percent

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A new report from mobile security specialist Lookout exposes the growing risk from phishing attacks on mobile devices, with an increase in the number of users clicking on URLs that bypass security controls. The mobile phishing URL click rate has increased 85 percent year-on-year. 56 percent of Lookout users received and clicked on their mobile device a phishing URL that bypassed existing layers of phishing defense. Of those mobile users that clicked on a mobile phishing URL, they did so an average of six times per year. In one enterprise experiment, over 25 percent of employees clicked on a link…

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