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Mobile App Security Insights

The Current Security State Of Top Fitness Apps

Apr 10, 2018 / by AppSolid 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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Connected Cars Are Talking To Hackers

Mar 7, 2018 / by AppSolid Team posted in Android Mobile Security, Mobile Application Security, Connected Cars

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We all love how we can start our cars from our phones, especially when it’s colder than hell outside or our pure laziness just doesn’t want to expel the effort to push the button to start. But, even with the added safety features, general usefulness and extra cool to impress the passengers — all these are more doorways that need to be secured. Don’t get us wrong, the future of connected cars looks great with smartphones that start your vehicle to autonomous driving to your car telling your garage door to open, so you don’t have to. Sounds great, right? Okay, that is a yes from consumers and a heck yes from hackers.

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Introducing The New Updated Scan By AppSolid

Feb 27, 2018 / by AppSolid Team posted in Mobile App Security Testing, iOS Mobile Security, Android Mobile Security, Mobile Application Security, MWC2018

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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 application security holes. Scan by AppSolid’s detailed reports show your application’s critical and medium vulnerabilities and threats based on the current OWASP Mobile Top 10 risks so that you can take action.

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