Category: Mobile Application Security

Quantifying the Cost of (Almost) Stolen and Tampered Apps

Since the global launch of AppSolid® in 2016, the mobile app security solution has been hard at work protecting various Android and iOS applications. These hardened applications are distributed across different industries, such as finance, gaming, healthcare, and enterprise-class customers. It has been 3 years since AppSolid® emerged on the mobile application scene, and we thought it’s about time we...

The Current Security State Of Top Fitness Mobile Apps

In January 2018, the news broke out that Strava, a social fitness tracking app exposed the locations of US military bases around the globe. After the media reports, the company actively worked on improving privacy and security oversights by implementing restrictions on viewing and added an opt-out option for displaying user data on its heat map. Those were all good...

Introducing The New Updated Scan By AppSolid

Today we would like to reintroduce Scan by AppSolid. Scanning has always been an aspect of AppSolid, it is the first of the three-step process AppSolid uses to improve app security, but now we have revamped our Scan to be more robust and informative than ever before. The updated powerful cloud-based scanning solution provides a complete risk diagnostic of your...

How Hackers Are Using Your Apps To Mine Cryptocurrency

We all probably wish we jumped on the cryptocurrency bandwagon a little earlier and then got off back in December. But, even with the recent volatility in the price of cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin, the interest in alternative currencies remains high in the media and the mainstream population. At the same time, Bitcoin alternatives like Monero and Ethereum continue a steady...

Mobile App Security: Back to the Basics

For developers, mobile application security has become a topic of particular concern in the past few years, especially as the number of high-profile cyberattacks and data breaches has seemingly skyrocketed. Such sensitive industries as finance and healthcare have suddenly found themselves among the most significant targets, jeopardizing both the privacy of users and the integrity of the development teams behind...