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Why nation-state hacking groups are increasingly turning to mobile malware

A new Crowdstrike report sounds the alarm on the rise of nation-state cyber campaigns targeting mobile devices. State-backed hacking groups in countries like China, North Korea, Russia, India and Pakistan increasingly use mobile malware to gather information on dissidents, journalists and for other malicious purposes.

These campaigns are on the rise because mobile devices are often not as well protected as desktop computers, yet they can provide attackers with lots of valuable information on victims, including their contacts and GPS location information.

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