As mobile devices become more embedded in, and critical to, our everyday lives, threats continue to increase in number and complexity.
In 2019, BlackBerry observed an increase of customer-commissioned testing that focused specifically on three attack strategies, including:
An attacker with the right skills and adequate time can usually discover creative ways to bypass security controls.
BlackBerry found that state-sponsored advanced persistent threat (APT) groups are exploiting mobile devices with impunity to surveil:
As public awareness of these attacks increases, we expect to see significant investments from enterprises and governments in mobile threat detection and response.