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Understanding the Apple ‘goto fail;’ vulnerability

Learn more about the Apple “goto fail;” vulnerability, including vulnerability details, who it affects, and what you can do about it.

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Posted in Mobile App Security

 

Touch ID: Yea or nay?

Is Touch ID all it’s cracked up to be? We explore the vulnerabilities of Touch ID, biometrics, and password security, including general considerations.

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Posted in Mobile App Security, Software Architecture & Design

 

Mobile: Different or same sh*t different day?

Is mobile security the “same problem” as web application security? Is it just “different day”? I’ve watched organizations and mobile thought leaders argue perspectives on this question back and forth for years. The answer is, of course, both. Mobile security inherits previous problems and solutions while bringing its own unique ones. Let’s get specific about what’s different and why. I’ll break things down as usual: threats, attack surfaces, vectors, impacts, and then controls. Summarizing:

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Posted in Mobile App Security, Software Architecture & Design