According to a recent Lookout report, phishing attacks are expected to more than double the week of Thanksgiving. Two in five employees (63%) admit that they are more distracted during Thanksgiving week as they juggle work and play during the holiday.
The vast majority of employees (89%) will capitalize on Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales with more than half (57%) admitting they are more likely to click on unfamiliar links in search of good deals.
Two-thirds of employees (66%) will shop on personal mobile phones which are notoriously overlooked in security planning. Nearly half of workers (47%) reported their employer provides no mobile security platform for device protection.
The research finds that the most popular social media apps that will be used on mobile by employees this week are Facebook (76%), Instagram (63%) and TikTok (50%).
Read the full report here.