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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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Mobile app security testing of the apps of the 50 of the top global banks claims that all 50 are vulnerable to mobile attacks. The research, from Pradeo Lab, states that there were, on average, seven flaws per app found from mobile app security testing, affecting up to half a billion people who use the…

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Before you release your new mobile app, stop to consider some of the potential security issues and the benefits of mobile app security testing. As mobile app growth continues, with SMEs to well established corporations engaging with mobility to aid their workforce’s productivity, and startups creating whole businesses that around a mobile app, a lot…

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Kaspersky Lab’s new research on mobile app security testing of mobile apps for connected cars showed that it’s possible to unlock and start cars from seven well known car manufacturers. These remote car control apps are developed by the manufacturers, giving the owners of connected vehicles a way to track the location of the car,…

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New threats are emerging for UK banks, showing the need for mobile app security testing and malware protection, as mobile app users at Lloyds Bank Group were victims of a DDOS attack, and a new Trojan being leaked online shows there are greater risks of identity theft and fraud. Research from application security specialist, Promon,…

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The past few years saw great progress in security due to mobile app security testing and development for banking and secure mobile payment processing, in part this is due to the evolving technology from semiconductor manufacturers and their software partners. According to Sy Choudhury, Senior Direct Product Management at Qualcomm Technologies, “Mobile payments is driving so…

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New research on mobile app security, mobile devices and IoT security from the Ponemon Institute states that organisations are adapting their mobile applications and IoT apps and devices from existing web apps without taking any steps to counter threats to IoT, mobile devices, or do any mobile app security testing. The survey named “2017 Study…

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A number of Virtual Private Networks are exposing users to Android app security risks instead of keeping users online. New research from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO Data61),University of New South Wales, Australia and the University of California at Berkely  discovered that hundreds of VPN apps are exposing users to weak Android…

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Zimperium now has a program for hackers to get paid for undisclosed mobile app security exploits, the mobile security firm announced $1.5 million for its zLab N-day exploit acquisition program of exploits discovered during mobile app security testing. Zimperium is focusing on N-day vulnerabilities, where vendors fail to deploy a patch and the exploit is still…

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A new report from Ponemon on mobile app security points to the rush to release as the reason for risks in mobile app security and IoT security, without time to do mobile app security testing. The problem is compounded due to the need to push new updates to users without the time to do mobile…

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