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Mobile App Security vs. Web App Security | How They Differ

Mobile Apps Are Different Than Web Apps; Mobile and Web App Security Must Be Different Too From a security perspective, almost every company invests in technology to protect their organization’s network, resources, websites and data. Even given the fast-expanding attack surface that mobile, IoT and other technologies are driving, many enterprises are
Publish At:2020-06-24 09:51 | Read:108 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security apps MAPS mobile apps web apps zScan

Top Mobile Finance Apps Consistently Failing Security and Data Privacy Tests

iOS and Android apps fail coding best practices, are susceptible to reverse engineering, and share sensitive user data  Executive Summary Top banks and mobile payment providers are putting their customers at risk for security and privacy by failing to adhere to coding best practices and continuing to share sensitive customer data with advertisers. According
Publish At:2020-06-03 10:09 | Read:203 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security Android apps banking apps iOS zDefend zScan zSh

Securing Our Mobile Banking App

I recently talked with Julian Hall, senior vice president of enterprise architecture and application development at Security Service Federal Credit Union, to discuss what steps he and his team took in securing his credit union’s digital channels. Julian has more than 30 years of software industry experience and has been with Security Service for the la
Publish At:2020-05-24 07:37 | Read:187 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security apps banking banking apps Julian Hall mobile at

3 Reasons Security is Foundational for Mobile App Development

On any given day, I’ll read at least one article about an enterprise release of a new app. I’ll also see many more that I just don’t have time to read. I have noticed that certain themes recur across the articles–more on that in a moment. But I have also noticed one glaring absence. What I am not seeing is attention to mobile app security. From one pe
Publish At:2020-05-18 11:56 | Read:240 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security advanced mobile threat defense apps cyber secur

3 Reasons Mobile App Security Should be a Top Priority

There is a reasonable chance you are reading this blog using an app on a mobile device. As of 2019, 53% of all internet traffic was from mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets (and growing). And if you are reading this on a smartphone app, then it’s a near-certainty the device you are using is susceptible to threats right this moment. Our own intern
Publish At:2020-04-14 10:00 | Read:516 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security apps cyber security Enterprise Mobility and Sec

App Shielding vs. In-App Protection

Mobile devices and the apps operating on them expose your backend systems to cyberattacks. Attackers exploit vulnerabilities in mobile operating systems and in your apps to spy on your users, grab their private data, or even steal their money. In response, many mobile app developers are using app shielding, sometimes called “app hardening,” to p
Publish At:2020-04-08 12:08 | Read:691 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security advanced mobile threat defense apps cyber secur

Zimperium Extends Mobile Security Leadership by Delivering First Complete Mobile Application Security Solution

New Mobile Application Protection Suite (MAPS) Identifies Security, Privacy and Compliance Issues During Development and Protects Apps While In Use  Mobile applications have become a business requirement for almost every organization. According to a recent report, four out of 10 large enterprises are planning to deliver more than 50 apps for their internal
Publish At:2020-03-09 09:40 | Read:545 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security advanced mobile threat defense apps mobile devi

Security and Privacy Issues Found in Popular Dating Apps

An estimated 25.1 million people used a dating app at least monthly in 2019, a 5.3% increase from the amount of users in 2018. While users may find love, they are also finding heartbreak in the form of leaked personal information and other security and privacy risks. We investigated 14 of the leading mobile dating applications – based on popularity, d
Publish At:2020-02-15 12:39 | Read:489 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security Android apps iOS

Zimperium’s “State of Enterprise Mobile Security” Report for 2019

It is no longer a matter of if or when an enterprise’s mobile endpoints are at risk of being attacked – – they already are; that according to findings in our “State of Enterprise Mobile Security” Report for 2019. Our research shows 100% of organizations protecting their mobile endpoints with Zimperium have detected and prevented threats an
Publish At:2020-02-05 19:10 | Read:606 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security Mobile Security Mobile Threat Defense News adva

TikTok is the Rule, Not the Exception, When it Comes to Mobile App Privacy and Security Risks

Unfortunately for TikTok, 2020 isn’t starting off well. The video-sharing social networking service that was under fire by U.S. legislatures in 2019, is being banned by the U.S. Army, prohibiting soldiers from using it on government-owned devices, citing a potential security risk. Army spokeswoman Lt. Col. Robin Ochoa told Military.com the Chinese social me
Publish At:2020-01-06 14:10 | Read:771 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security Android apps iOS mobile devices Mobile security

Privacy and Security Issues Found in Popular Shopping Apps

Just in time for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the holiday shopping season, we investigated the most recent versions* of 30 of the leading, well-known mobile shopping applications to see how the application providers protect users from security and privacy risks.  The results based on our Advanced Application Analysis z3A technology are alarming: 100% of
Publish At:2019-11-20 12:25 | Read:958 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security Mobile Security Android apps iOS mobile endpoin

Zimperium Analyzes TikTok’s Security and Privacy Risks

Several news outlets over the last few days are talking about how TikTok, the viral short video app where millions of teens post comedy skits set to music, is under fire from U.S. lawmakers.   CNN reports US lawmakers on both sides of the aisle warn that the app could pose a national security risk, and are calling on regulators and intelligence agencies to
Publish At:2019-11-12 00:25 | Read:1020 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security Mobile Threat Defense Android apps iOS mobile M

Security and Privacy Issues Found in Popular Travel Apps

Planned your holiday travel just yet? Too soon? Not according to experts who told The Today Show the best time to book your Thanksgiving AND Christmas travel plans are before Halloween. After Halloween, fares go up, layover possibilities increase as does ending up in the middle seat.  The truth is, whenever you book travel – and more of us are doing s
Publish At:2019-10-16 12:30 | Read:2022 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security Mobile Security Mobile Threat Defense Android a

Are Cash Transfer Apps Safe to Use? Here’s What Your Family Needs to Know

I can’t recall the last time I gave my teenage daughter cash for anything. If she needs money for gas, I Venmo it. A Taco Bell study break with the roommates? No problem. With one click, I transfer money from my Venmo account to hers. She uses a Venmo credit card to make her purchase. To this mom, cash apps may be the best thing to happen to parenting
Publish At:2019-09-19 23:20 | Read:1679 | Comments:0 | Tags:Family Safety app security Apple Pay Cash App cash apps cash

What exactly is a mobile ______ attack?

Mobile devices contain or have access to the same information as traditional endpoints. While billions of dollars have been spent protecting and securing traditional endpoints, very little has been invested to protect mobile device endpoints. Attackers work on the same model as any other business: where do they get the greatest return on their investment of
Publish At:2019-09-19 14:33 | Read:1183 | Comments:0 | Tags:Android App Security iOS Mobile Malware Mobile Security Mobi

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