Much has been said about the rise of ransomware and breaches affecting organization’s networks and computers, but what about the devices held in their employee’s hands? According to Blue Point’s Mobile Malware Report was the year that ransomware became a top threat to mobile devices.

Mobile devices can be more prone to ransomware attacks given the ease and routine of downloading mobile apps. The report notes that many attacks are “self-inflicted” by users who download pirated or suspicious apps via unsanctioned app stores.

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