Apple Devices frequent target cybercriminals

Apple Devices frequent target cybercriminals

Tech December 11, 2015 17:56

- The number continues to increase attacks on Apple operating systems. Security company FireEye expected in 2016 to encounter many Apple malware. Even systems like apple pay his target.

Industry Associate Symantec reports that the amount of malware targeting the mobile operating system from Apple iOS this year more than doubled. The threats for Mac computers increased.Apple is an obvious target for cybercriminals because the products are so popular, let Symantec researcher Dick O'Brien know the BBC. Although the total number of Apple Devices threats remains low compared to Windows and Android, Symantec sees multiply the range of threats.Apple's iOS is seen as a more secure platform than Android because the more closed application environment, but according to FireEye is changing. Although according to the company 96 percent of all mobile attacks focused on Android, iOS, emphasizing that it is no longer immune. Attackers increasingly succeed in finding ways to invade Apple's security environment and that will only increase in 2016.

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