Check Point

The top 4 Cyber Security Threats to Android Mobile Devices


A recent study by Check Point Mobile Security and a global cellular network provider found that one in 1000 devices were infected with mobile surveillance and mobile Remote Access Trojans (mRATs). These attacks were found on both Android and iOS devices; the prevalence of Android-based devices (over 80% of the worldwide phone market; 60% of the tablet market) makes it important to understand the risks they can pose to an organization. The following is a high-level overview of the four most common types of attacks that impact Android mobile devices and the basic requirements for protecting against them.