Software Integrity

 

Samsung Swiftkey: The latest AppSec vulnerability highlights

The Samsung Smartphone Swiftkey security slipup grabbed headlines in mid-June when it was discovered that 600 million Samsung Smartphones were vulnerable to remote code execution (RCE) attacks.

Synopsys’ security experts were all over the issue, providing analysis of the problem and guidance to help organizations avoid the same common software design flaws.

This Samsung Swiftkey issue underscores why the depth and quality of your application security testing (AST) matters, and why organizations need to ask hard questions when evaluating AST vendors.