It’s currently common knowledge that email attachments are often used by cybercriminals to spread malware. The emphasis placed on email safety by cybersecurity professionals is a good one—and it should not go away. However, email is not the only way in which you can become infected with malware such as ransomware. Nor are desktop computers the only device that can be infected.. For several years now, malware has been created to infect mobile devices—specifically Android phones. While at the moment there is a minimum risk for Apple mobile devices, there is evidence that criminal app developers are trying to change that.