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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:124 | 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:221 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security Android apps banking apps iOS zDefend zScan zSh

Free up space on your iPhone or iPad by offloading apps

Increasingly, Apple devices have fixed internal storage you cannot expand. With Macs, this can be an inconvenience, but it’s usually possible to offload data to external drives. On iOS, that’s not the case. And although you can make use of cloud storage for documents, you’re stuck when apps and games are taking up precious space.On this blog, we’ve outlined
Publish At:2020-05-27 11:30 | Read:188 | Comments:0 | Tags:Software & Apps apps iPad iPhone Storage

What to expect from the contact tracing app Care19?

Researchers are racing to develop a vaccine for Covid-19, but experts say the humanity is many months, and probably even a year, away from seeing vaccines becoming widely available. The global economy won’t survive that much time in strict quarantine, so governments are looking for ways to ease stay-at-home restrictions while continuing to fight the co
Publish At:2020-05-25 07:37 | Read:206 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Technology apps care19 contact tracing

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:211 | 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:276 | 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:528 | 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:710 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security advanced mobile threat defense apps cyber secur

Your Kids Are Being Targeted By Malware

The Google Play store has hit the headlines again after 50 Android apps were removed last week because they were compromised by the Tekya auto-clicker-malware. Concerningly, these apps had over one million downloads between them. Worse still, more than half of the affected apps were aimed at kids. What is Tekya? Tekya is a special type of malware called an “
Publish At:2020-04-07 10:44 | Read:421 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Mobile Security App Store apps

Android apps are snooping on your installed software

byDanny BradburyAndroid apps are snooping on other software on your device – and that could tell shady advertising companies more about you than you’d like.The news emerged this week in a paper from researchers in Italy, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. The privacy violations centre around installed application methods (IAMs), which are applicat
Publish At:2020-03-27 10:24 | Read:778 | Comments:0 | Tags:Android Google Mobile Operating Systems Privacy Security thr

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:560 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security advanced mobile threat defense apps mobile devi

TikTok Explained to a Millennial

The chances that you have heard of apps such as TikTok and Byte are high, but the likeliness of you having one of those apps on your phone are pretty slim unless you were born after 1997. Over the last couple of years, TikTok has been causing a real stir among teenagers making the app the second most downloaded app in the world for 2019. With more than a bil
Publish At:2020-02-20 05:31 | Read:610 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Social Media apps TikTok

Cyber tips for safe online dating: How to avoid privacy gaffs, exploits, and scams

Research and reporting on this article were conducted by Labs writers Chris Boyd and David Ruiz. Dating apps have been mainstream for a long time now, with nearly every possible dating scene covered—casual, long-term, gay, poly, of the Jewish faith, interested only in farmers—whatever you’re looking for. Sadly, wherever you find people trying to go abo
Publish At:2020-02-15 16:00 | Read:529 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy apps dating online dating opsec romance scams exploi

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:501 | 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:629 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security Mobile Security Mobile Threat Defense News adva

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