Experian predictions
Cybercriminals will leverage text-based "smishing" identity theft techniques to target consumers participating in online communities. As more Americans continue to join like-minded groups on social media to provide financial support to social causes or political candidates, cybercriminals can solicit unsuspecting consumers with fraudulent messages via SMS text to seek bank account details or other sensitive information.

Hackers will take to the skies to steal consumer data from devices connected to unsecure networks. As cities install more free public Wi-Fi systems, the more than one million drone devices operating in the U.S. today may be armed with affordable mobile hacking devices to steal sensitive data from consumers and businesses on the streets below.

Nigel Tozer, solutions director, EMEA
Cloud Companies May Be Hit By A Major Zero Day Malware Exploit: We may see the first zero-day exploit using malicious code that has a significant impact. Public cloud companies will be affected, having a major ripple effect on those who rely on them.

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