As of last year reporting it is noted that cybercrime cases increased during Lockdown. A new report came said on Sunday reported that Cybercriminals are now using new and advanced techniques to attack mobile-based banking and the geography of attacks has become more diversified and extensive especially from a mobile financial malware perspective.
For your information let us share that according to global cybersecurity firm Kaspersky, the financial threat landscape experienced a game-changing pandemic year. It was found that while the overall volume of threats via PCs or mobiles decreased during this period, the team noticed cybercriminals using new and advanced propagation techniques.
However, in 2020, the global situation changed, and all targeted countries switched places on the list of countries with the highest percentage of users that encountered Android banking malware in 2019. Russia, a long-time leader in this category, moved down to seventh place in 2020. At the same time, Japan and Taiwan, absent from the list of affected countries in 2019, rose rapidly to occupy the top two spots.