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The Need for Fusion: XcodeGhost Busters

September 24, 2015
Last week’s discovery of the XcodeGhost is the first known example of compiler level malware on OS X. The malicious code that underlies XcodeGhost is cleverly designed to reach consumer data by attacking developers. This new threat quickly drew a...

Tags: XcodeGhost, Mobile threats, Fusion, Security, Identity theft, mobile security, data at rest encryption, pharming

Consumers and App Data Theft Who Should be Held Accountable?

August 18, 2015
A shift has occurred in the cybercrime world, and it’s one that mobile app owners can’t afford to ignore. Recently, there’s been a sharp increase in app data theft incidents, primarily with the goal of stealing credentials and gaining access...

Tags: MitM, Mobile threats, Security, Man in the Middle, Identity theft, mobile security, android app, ios app

The Inherent Dangers of Fake Wi-Fi for Consumer App Users

August 12, 2015
When looking at the mobile security threat landscape, fake Wi-Fi attack vectors stand out as being particularly insidious. As consumer demand for mobile data increases, app users connect to Wi-Fi networks at every chance they get – coffee shops, parks,...

Tags: mobile applications, MitM, WiFi, Data Breach, Mobile threats, Security, mobile security, mobile authentication, phishing

Stagefright: The New Face of App Data Theft

July 30, 2015
How vulnerable, exactly, are Android phones to app data theft? Based on recent research from mobile security expert Joshua Drake, 95% of Androids are potentially compromised by Stagefright, a media playback tool. As you may have heard, 6 critical vulnerabilities...

Tags: BYOD, Stagefright, Data Breach, Security, Identity theft, Malware, Trojan horse, mobile security, android app, data theft, malicious app

Does Your App Expose Your Password and Offer No Data Protection?

July 15, 2015
When developers either use unencrypted text protocol, or incorrectly implemented HTTPS, Big Brand Apps are being left vulnerable and exposed. Worried about your data? You should be! Over the past few days we have seen an increasing number of articles...

Tags: Data Protection, app wrapping, MitM, Data Breach, Mobile threats, Security, Man in the Middle, Identity theft, Malware, mobile security, Android security, data theft

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