Free online service tests mobile app security and privacy

When you download a mobile app you sometimes get more than you bargained for, Uber’s app that tracked iPhone users for example. It can be hard to know exactly what apps on your phone are up to. Now though, application security testing company High-Tech Bridge is launching a free ‘Mobile X-Ray’ service for developers that analyses native and hybrid iOS and Android apps and detects the most common weakness and vulnerabilities. According to High-Tech Bridge at least one Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) top ten vulnerability is found in 97 percent of Android and 85 percent of iOS apps.… [Continue Reading]