RUSSIA (OBSERVATORY) – “Antistikhia” – All-Russian Center for Monitoring and Forecasting Emergencies EMERCOM of Russia – warned Russians about mass attacks on mobile devices in 2018. The main purposes of hackers – online wallets, bank accounts.
Mass attacks by hackers will collapse on smartphones, tablets, laptops and computers.
Almost half of gadget owners in Russia enter the private offices of the online banking system from mobile devices, counted in the center of “Antistikhia”.
“Users of mobile devices will be in the risk zone in 2018. About 41% of users in Russia enter online banking systems from mobile devices, and in this connection, significant efforts by attackers will be directed to smartphones and tablets in 2018. In the sphere of cybercrime, sources of user money, including cryptotices,” warns the ISF.
In 2017, the number of hacker attacks on Russian information systems increased 4.4 times. Most of the attacks were performed through cryptographic viruses (36%), exploitation of vulnerabilities (26%) and compromise of accounting data (23%).