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May 06, 2021
Security researchers at CloudSek discovered approximately 40 popular mobile apps contained hardcoded API secret keys, putting both user information and corporate data at risk.
May 26, 2020
A new elevation-of-privilege vulnerability on Android, dubbed StrandHogg 2.0, allows threat actors to gain access to most apps, according to Norwegian mobile security firm Promon.
January 23, 2020
Intercept X for Mobile is compatible with iOS and Android devices, as well as Chrome OS and Chromebooks. It offers privacy protection, authentication and other security features.
January 31, 2019
Both Facebook and Google were found to be exploiting a loophole in Apple's Developer Enterprise Program for iOS with apps used to gather data on users who installed them.
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NIST's 'Vetting the Security of Mobile Applications' draft discusses four key areas of general requirements. Learn how further improvements to the vetting process could be made. Continue Reading
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