2019 Mobile Threat Landscape Report by Crowdstrike


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1. Introduction

2. Key Findings In This Report

3. Mobile Malware Overview

4. Types Of Mobile Malware

4.1.1. Remote Access Tools
4.1.2. Spouseware/Stalkerware
4.1.3. Banking Trojans
4.1.4. Mobile Ransomware
4.1.5. Cryptomining Malware
4.1.6. Advertising Click Fraud

5. Distribution Mechanisms

5.1.1. Trojan Applications
5.1.2. App Store Distribution
5.1.3. Phishing-Enabled Distribution
5.1.4. Distribution Via Compromised Websites
5.1.5. Distribution Via Compromised Operating System Images
5.1.6. Compromised Source Code
5.1.7. Software Exploitation
5.1.8. Loss Of Physical Control

6. Users Of Mobile Malware

6.1.1. Deployment Motivations
6.1.2. Financial Gain
6.1.3. Banking Trojans
6.1.4. Intelligence Gathering
6.1.5. Disruption
6.1.6. Targeted Adversary Groups
6.1.7. Threat Outlook
6.1.8. Mobile Device Security
6.1.9. Infection Vectors
6.1.10. Evolving Threat Classes
6.1.11. Remote Access Tools
6.1.12. Banking Trojans
6.1.13. Access Facilitation
6.1.14. Ransomware
6.1.15. Cryptomining
6.1.16. Geographic Variations In The Threat Landscape
6.1.17. Insider Threat/Accidental Exposure

7. Recommendations

8. About Crowdstrike



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This article was contributed by Jason Jacobs from Guyana. Jason is a member of the Caribbean CSPA. 

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