Up to 97 percent of organizations reported facing mobile threats that used multiple attack vectors during 2020, as cybercriminals continue to adopt new tactics to target mobile devices.
A new Android ransomware strain known as MalLocker.B is using new techniques to persist and evade defenses.
Ransomware, business email compromise, and social engineering are among the top threats facing organizations, but the magnitude of the problem is not well-understood, Europol said in its threat assessment report.
Google is turning on its Play Protect app scanning feature automatically and changing which apps can be installed on Android devices associated with Advanced Protection Program accounts.
Code changes intended to prevent attacks can wind up creating even more security issus, Google Project Zero warned.