One-third of all fraud targets are mobile, a growing source of all digital transactions.
The proportion of mobile-vs.-desktop transactions has nearly tripled in the last three years, and instances of mobile fraud and cyberattacks have grown as attackers go where their victims are.
More than half (58%) of digital transactions now originate from mobile devices, ThreatMetrix researchers discovered in their Q2 Cybercrime Report 2018. One-third of all fraud now targets mobile, with global attacks up 24% compared with the first half of 2017. The United States saw a far higher growth rate: Mobile cyberattacks increased 44% during the same time period.