Dr. Jekyll and Mr. “Hide” – How Covert Malware Made it into Apple’s App Store

Today, enterprises feature a mixture of corporate and employee-owned mobile devices with the average individual downloading anywhere from 60 to 90 apps onto his/her mobile device. A fact keeping many CISOs up at night because while most apps are safe, even one malicious app – inadvertently downloaded – can compromise an entire organization.  The Zimperium … Read More

TikTok is the Rule, Not the Exception, When it Comes to Mobile App Privacy and Security Risks

Unfortunately for TikTok, 2020 isn’t starting off well. The video-sharing social networking service that was under fire by U.S. legislatures in 2019, is being banned by the U.S. Army, prohibiting soldiers from using it on government-owned devices, citing a potential security risk. Army spokeswoman Lt. Col. Robin Ochoa told Military.com the Chinese social media app … Read More

Privacy and Security Issues Found in Popular Shopping Apps

Just in time for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the holiday shopping season, we investigated the most recent versions* of 30 of the leading, well-known mobile shopping applications to see how the application providers protect users from security and privacy risks.  The results based on our Advanced Application Analysis z3A technology are alarming: 100% of … Read More