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App Security Insights

The Current Security State Of Top Fitness Mobile Apps

Jun 4, 2018 / by SEWORKS team posted in Mobile App Development, Hackers, Mobile Application Security, fitness apps

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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 remedies for minimizing future damages, but they are bandages to cover up mistakes. Mobile app security should be active solutions to prevent problems, not just to fix them.

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What Is The Difference Between White Hat, Grey Hat, and Black Hat Hackers?

Sep 27, 2017 / by AppSolid Team posted in Hackers

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In the public imagination, hacking is inevitably a crime. Poorly socialized hackers lurk in basements across the globe, just itching to access a bank account or dream up a new Nigerian prince to steal identities. People more familiar with computer culture know that hacking, like so many other things, exists on a continuum.

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