The Latest in IT Security

Sensitive access tokens and keys found in hundreds of Android apps

18
Jan
2017
Sensitive access tokens and keys found in hundreds of Android apps

android-3d-logo

Many developers still embed sensitive access tokens and API keys into their mobile applications, putting data and other assets stored on various third-party services at risk.

A new study performed by cybersecurity firm Fallible on 16,000 Android applications revealed that about 2,500 had some type of secret credential hard-coded into them. The apps were scanned with an online tool released by the company in November.

Read More

Leave a reply


Categories

FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2017

Featured

Archives

Latest Comments

Social Networks