Most people have the illusion that phones are somehow impervious to viruses and that you are safe browsing virtually anything online. Not so. Mobile usage is growing fast, and it is only going to get bigger in 2014 and beyond.
MOBILE PHONE USERS ARE AT
LEAST 3X MORE LIKELY TO BECOME VICTIMS OF PHISHING ATTACKS THAN DESKTOP USERS. 15% of us store sensitive ﬁnancial information on our devices Show as a List 40% of smartphone users enter passwords into their phones at least once a day.
35% of U.S. adults have
had a mobile device STOLEN OR LOST Yet, 2/3 of people DON’T USE MOBILE SECURITY APPLICATIONS that could help them protect data when someone else has the device. 0 01 0 1 00 1 0 01 0 01 00 1 00 1 01 1 0 1 1 01 1 01 1 0 01 0 01 00 1 1 01 1 01 1 01 1 0 1 00 1 01 1 0 1 01 1 69% of those surveyed DO NOT BACK UP THEIR PHONE DATA 64% of those surveyed DO NOT USE A SCREEN LOCK OR PASSWORD TO ACCESS THEIR DEVICE Although 73% of us are aware of the increased security risk of public WiFi, 66% still connect to public networks Show as a List
Consumers who used mobile banking
in 2012 by age 60+ USING A MOBILE PHONE IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS... 87% have checked an account balance or recent transaction 18-29 45-59 53% have transferred money between two accounts 30-44 27% SMARTPHONES USED FOR BANKING 2011 2012 made a bill payment 21% 42% 48% deposited a check using a mobile phone camera Show as a List
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