With the increase in use of mobile apps, the risks of being attacked also goes up. One of the most common threats against iOS apps is Jailbreaking. In this blog, we look at the impact of a device being jailbroken, why an app developer should care if their app is being used on a jailbroken device and some of the reasons Jailbreak detection isn’t being used more in apps today.
Recent announcements and reports show that with the increase of usage in mobile apps, there is indeed an expected increase in the number of cyberattacks. Are apps that contain critical intellectual property the only ones at risk? What about apps that don’t contain secret data or algorithms? Could they need protection too?
With everything going on in today’s world, it’s clear that times are definitely changing. Since stay-at-home order were issued, mobile application usage has undergone changes we couldn’t have predicted a year ago. How have these changes impacted the adoption of mobile technologies? And how many app publishers are prepared for this?
Why hackers might target your mobile app – the reasons might surprise you! Check out my webcast with Application Security Weekly to find out more about why apps are the new endpoints.
Is it worth investing in an internal security team? In this blog, we look at how some software applications have defended themselves from reverse engineering by investing heavily and developing their own custom anti-analysis solutions.
With society being forced to stay home because of the COVID-19 global pandemic, people are increasingly turning to mobile devices and applications to occupy their time. Cyber criminals are seeking out any opportunity they can to take advantage of the current circumstances and hack into devices and networks.
With the increase of mobile applications being deployed, the market for application security testing tools is growing rapidly and the need for additional application protection is essential. While it is important to use application security testing tools to catch any code errors, it is not the same as protecting an application. Application protection tools are designed to make it unprofitable for a hacker to attack an application.