Mobile Assault

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1. Mobile assault refers to cyber criminals targeting the personal or work devices of travelling employees to gain unauthorised access into the organisation's information assets.

Related Term: Conduit Devices

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)

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2. Mobile assault is an attack on devices directed at employees as they travel abroad. This can range from airport security personnel “holding your device” and extracting data, to hotel employees “swapping out hardware,” to Wi-Fi hotspots set up as “rogue” access points to embed malicious software.
Source: (Verizon, 2017)