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Mobile banking malware surged by 32% in 2023

May 13, 2024

Cybersecurity company Kaspersky has released a report which uncovered a substantial increase in mobile banking malware and crypto-related phishing in 2023.

According to Kaspersky’s annual Financial Threats Report, 2023 saw an increase in the number of users facing mobile banking Trojans, with attacks on Android customers growing by 32% compared to 2022. The company mentions that, at a geographical level, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, and Tajikistan documented the highest share of users who encountered banking Trojans, while Turkey led mobile banking malware attacks and had nearly 3% of its users affected.

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