Mobile security startup Seworks raises $8.2 million from SoftBank, Qualcomm, Samsung, others

Seworks, a mobile security startup that serves to protect apps from hacks, has raised $8.2 million in a Series A round from SoftBank Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Samsung Ventures, Smilegate Investment, and Wonik Investment Partners. Founded out of San Francisco in 2013 by a “globally famous” team of white-hat hackers, Seworks’ main customer-facing brand is actually AppSolid, a product that developers...

How to Secure Mobile Apps Using the Best Anti-Hacking Software

Seventy-three percent of Americans have been victims of some form of cyber crime. Ninety percent of businesses fell prey to some form of hacking in the last year. Developers, consumers, and law enforcement are in a perpetual battle with cyber criminals. And the good guys are losing. Even mobile apps that appear to be secure are often more vulnerable than...