Besides Email, Cyber ​​Criminals Often Send Phishing Via WhatsApp and Telegram WhatsApp

Liputan6.com, Jakarta – Kaspersky uncover, message app (messaging) has now surpassed social networks, in terms of the most popular means of communication. It’s no wonder that messaging apps are cybercriminals’ favorite mode of sharing link or link phishing.

User message app predicted to reach 2.7 billion people. By 2023 the number is expected to rise to 3.1 billion.

Kaspersky analyze, anonymous click on link phishing throughout the application messaging (for example WhatsApp, Viber, Telegram, and Hangouts), from December 2020 to May 2021, 91,242 times.

Based on statistics, Kaspersky Internet Security for Android detects the number of link phishing most in WhatsApp (84.9 percent). This is undeniable because WhatsApp is an application chatting most popular in the world.

Number of messages phishing most detected in Russia (42 percent), Brazil (17 percent) and India (7 percent).

Kaspersky statistics found that in Indonesia there were 738 links detected phishing of WhatsApp and 39 detections for Telegram from December 2020 to May 2021.

Based on Kaspersky Internet Security for Android, Telegram has the least number of detections, but is geographically similar WhatsApp. The most detected links are in Russia, India and Turkey.

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