Mobile application security best practices
- September 06, 2018
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the dispute between Google and Epic Games over a newly disclosed flaw in the Android version of Fortnite.
- August 28, 2018
Epic Games patched a Fortnite vulnerability in its Android installer, but Google's disclosure policy comes under fire once again as Epic Games' founder called the disclosure 'irresponsible.'
- July 11, 2018
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss research that shows some Android apps record video of users' screens without permission or notifications.
- July 06, 2018
News roundup: Academic researchers discover Android apps secretly recording and sharing video of users' screens. Plus, an NSO Group employee lands in hot water, and more.
- June 22, 2018
Android and iOS mobile apps that use unprotected Firebase databases leaked over 100 million records that include PHI, financial records and authentication information.
- June 05, 2018
Researchers from Kenna Security claim a Google Groups misconfiguration has exposed sensitive data for many organizations, but it is unclear just how widespread the issue might be.
- May 10, 2018
Android P security features, which were previewed at Google I/O, include notable improvements for data privacy and encryption and preventing malicious apps from spying on users.
- November 07, 2017
A fake WhatsApp app bypassed Google's Play Store checks and was downloaded 1 million times, but one expert said Google's store is still the safest place to get apps.
- October 20, 2017
A Google Play bug bounty program, run by Google and HackerOne, asks testers to hunt for remote code execution vulnerabilities in some of the top Android apps.
- September 22, 2017
News roundup: Researchers uncovered a large number of iOS app security risks. Plus, Viacom exposed its critical data through a misconfigured AWS S3 bucket, and more.
- July 14, 2017
Google will use machine learning and automated peer review scans to improve Android app privacy and limit app permissions overreach.
- May 19, 2017
News roundup: The new Google Play Protect system aims to improve Android app security. Plus, Google Cloud IoT Core adds layer of device security, and more.