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Mobile App Security Insights

10 Things You Need To Know About The 'Biggest Ransomware Attack in History'

Jun 15, 2017 / by Sung Cho posted in Security Breach, Ransomware Attack

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It seems like another massive cybersecurity breach occurs every time we blink an eye. From Yahoo to Nintendo, it appears that no one is safe from the persistence of hackers determined to worm their way into existing systems and exploit them for their own ends. Security has never been more paramount than it is today, especially considering how prevalent technology has become in our everyday lives. So much of our sensitive data is kept on our computers and mobile devices as well as in the cloud. Users simply cannot afford to leave their data unguarded.

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The Evolution of DDoS

Mar 28, 2017 / by Sung Cho posted in Hacking Threats, Security Breach

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DoS and DDoS attacks are all over the news and becoming more sophisticated by the year. In case you haven’t heard of them yet, DoS stands for ‘denial of service’. This type of attack usually consists of a massive amount of requests sent to a website to view its pages all at the same time. This overwhelms the system with data and causes it to crash or become inoperable. As a result, the users of this site are no longer able to access it and carry out its usual uses.

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Don't Fall Victim to a Security Breach

Feb 24, 2017 / by AppSolid Team posted in Cyber Breach, Security Breach

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As much as mobile applications have proven to be a pervasive part of everyday life, the rise of this technology has, of course, been plagued by issues of its own, namely those involving the risks of a potential security breach. Because consumers are increasingly comfortable with inputting sensitive information on their smartphones and tablets, such devices are prime targets for those wishing to exploit any lingering vulnerabilities within the programming of these apps. As developers, it’s your responsibility to guard against these attacks. So let’s review some of the key concepts to help you prevent your app from being the next on the hacker hit list.

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