Smartphones are just as vulnerable as computers are to malware. Apple iPhones are vulnerable but have more protection because of built in protection.
Workplaces have increased the number of mobile devices within the enterprise because they can bring speed and improvement to work processes. Mobile device protection has not kept up with cyber defense because of their different operating systems. Therefore they offer a greater likelihood of attack by cyber criminals. Many also do not secure their smartphones or tablets with antivirus software or take simple precautions such as enabling password protection. Finding and being aware of attacks may take days or weeks to solve.