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Writing secure mobile application code is difficult. The competing expectations of innovative user interfaces, new operating system features and API changes often leave security at the back of the list. Here at Codified Security we’ve created a mobile app security testing checklist for Android to help you through the security testing process. A high-level mobile…

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Writing secure mobile application code is difficult. The competing expectations of innovative user interfaces, new operating system features and API changes often leave security at the back of the list. Here at Codified Security we’ve created a mobile app security testing checklist for iOS to help you through the security testing process. A high-level mobile…

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Companies releasing mobile apps often see their mobile app deployed with a lot of security issues due to the rush to release, creating problems when security teams are forced to align time consuming testing with high frequency release cycles; this is where DevSecOps comes in. DecSecOps helps to bring mobile app security testing into the development…

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Codified Security, the market leading automated mobile app security testing platform and Crowdar, a Forrester-recognised company for crowdsourced testing services and Gartner “Representative Vendor”, today announced a new strategic partnership. Crowdar provides functional and automated software testing services through a vetted crowd of software testing professionals. “Crowdar’s forward looking approach to mobile testing, together with…

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Mobile app security testing research from Google has shown that a range of Android & iOS devices are open to attack over WiFi leading to device takeover. Gal Beniamini at Google’s Project Zero published his research on a WiFi chipset from Broadcom that is used in iOS and Android phones. Apple released a patch for…

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Demonetisation in India has gained a significant amount of traction while also showing the security risks of digital payments and the need for mobile app security testing. New research from the Centre for Software and IT Management (CSITM) at the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore used mobile app security testing and research on the…

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Research on seven Indian banks has shown that their mobile apps may be open to attack from malware and a failure to do regular mobile app security testing. FireEye’s report tracking digital banking fraud indicates that the mobile apps of these Indian banks were infected with malware that were able to steal user credentials. Post…

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In a recent report on Mobile Threat Intelligence research from Skycure revealed that 71% of Android users on five major US carriers are 2 months behind on their security patches, leaving their devices vulnerable to malware and Android app security flaws. The report was based on mobile threat trends in 2016 and looked at network, malware…

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Modern connected mobile applications are coming under increased pressure from hackers and malware, on both iOS and Android. Several high-profile cases have highlighted the ease with which hackers can target mobile applications, and the lax security practices at some of the world’s largest organisations. Here at Codified Security we take mobile app security testing seriously,…

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Mobile app security testing of the McDelivery app, a home delivery app for McDonald’s India, shows that the app leaked the data of 2.2 million of its users. The research from Indian cyber security firm, Fallible, claims that the data was leaked through McDonald’s app. McDonald’s has said its users financial information is safe, with the…

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