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Enterprise threat dubbed HospitalGown infests thousands of apps
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 by Richard Harris
Appthority, an enterprise mobile threat protection company, published research on a newly discovered backend data exposure vulnerability, dubbed HospitalGown, that highlights the connection between mobile apps and insecure backend databases containing enterprise data. Appthority documented more than 1,000 apps with this vulnerability, and researched in detail 39 applica...
Five Common Mobile App Security Vulnerabilities And How to Fix Them
Saturday, April 30, 2016 by Seth Jaslow
Mobile app security leaves much to be desired. That was the conclusion of a 2016 Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) study which found that a staggering 96 percent of 36,000 mobile apps failed at least one of 10 privacy checks. Three years ago, a similar HPE study found that 97 percent of 2,000 apps reviewed held insecure private information. As mobile app usage conti...