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Bitdefender enhances security for iOS devices with Scam Alert

August 16, 2023

Bitdefender has launched an advanced security feature for iOS users, Scam Alert. The new technology protects users from phishing scams delivered through SMS/MMS messages and calendar invites. Layered on top of existing protection in Bitdefender Mobile Security for iOS, Scam Alert proactively identifies attacks and prevents them from reaching the mobile user – providing iPhone and iPad users complete, layered protection.

Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting Apple operating systems dispelling a common myth that little or no security protection is required. According to the FTC’s Consumer Sentinel Network, 2022 saw a staggering $330 million in losses attributed to text scams. This figure represents a significant increase, being more than twice the reported losses in 2021 and nearly five times the losses reported in 2019.

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