This translates into a 9% increase in phishing attacks on MacOS users over the full year 2018.
The number of phishing attacks to reach users of Mac computers from Apple – mobile devices using the iOS operating system – and the associated web services ecosystem to lure them into scams reached 1.6 million in the first half of 2019. This is up 9% year-on-year. According to the Kaspersky's Threats to MacOS Users Report 2019 report, the growing number of users of these popular devices is attracting the attention of more and more hackers.
Although the volume of malicious software that is reaching macOS and iOS mobile platform users is lower than Android platform users and WindowsAs for phishing attacks – a platform-independent threat – the scenario becomes different. Since these are based on social engineering, most phishing attacks are not software related at all. According to Kaspersky's latest investigation, the number of cases where users were confronted with fraudulent web pages using the brand Apple as bait, it increased significantly in the first six months of the year, reaching 1.6 million users. This is a 9% increase over the full year 2018, when Kaspersky's security solutions blocked more than 1.49 million attack attempts by accessing phishing pages with the image from Kaspersky. Apple. Kaspersky's research was based on attack statistics voluntarily shared by users of Kaspersky Security Network – a global cloud infrastructure designed to respond immediately to the emergence of cyber threats.
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