Mobile app security News
November 15, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the recent discovery of a fake WhatsApp app in the Google Play Store and what that means for app store security.
April 05, 2017
MAM provider Apperian looks to take advantage of a larger support staff and new mobile application security technology following its acquisition by Arxan.
November 08, 2016
Researchers find widespread risk for users of apps with insecure OAuth implementation, which could lead to attackers being able to access the data held within a vulnerable app.
November 10, 2015
Bluebox Security unveiled a troubling study on mobile application threats and also introduced a new product to protect consumer apps on employee-owned devices.
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