Android Users, Your Cybersecurity Concerns Are Probably More Than Anybody’s: Cybersecurity Best Practices

As Cybersecurity Awareness Month continues, some of us are more vulnerable than others.  As this recent article from Forensic Discovery notes, those of you who are Android users may be most vulnerable of all!

Their article Attention Android Users! Here are Some of the Latest Malware Attacks You Need to Know continues on the theme of last week’s post that discusses how more than two-thirds of website visits come from mobile devices.  In addition to that, nearly three out of four mobile device users worldwide are using Android devices.  According to Statista, as of June 2021, Android maintained its position as the leading mobile operating system worldwide in June 2021, controlling the mobile OS market with a 72.84 percent share, while Apple’s iOS is a distant second with 26.34 percent of the market. So, there are almost three times as many Android users as there are iOS users in the world.

Is that good news for Android users?  Not necessarily.  Your devices are targeted probably more than any other type of device there is (mobile or otherwise).  Not to mention that Android is also more “interesting” to cybercriminals than iOS.  Ruh-roh!

There are at least five recent Android malware attacks you need to be aware of.  What are they?  Check out their article here to find that out – and more!

So, what do you think?  Are you among the majority of Android users in the world?  My condolences.  😉  Please share any comments you might have or if you’d like to know more about a particular topic.

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