With growing market penetration of smart phones and high speed mobile internet connection mobile applications has outperformed desktop and web application for almost all retail focused industry. Cumulative app downloads from Apple itune has already reached to 180 billion till June 2017 while it is expected to reach over 300 billion in 2020. However this extensive pace of growth has been put tremendous level of pressure on mobile app development industry forcing it to deliver more within shortest possible time. In this process of quick transition mobile application security is something did not received deserved attention.
According to study atleast 75% of application on Android store consists of atleast one OWASP TOP 10 Mobile vulnerabilities which means 75% android applications have inbuilt security risk exposure. The number is better for iOS but not quite ignorable. Most off such vulnerabilities exists because of improper usage of device permissions, usage of library classes either, outdated or invented for commercial interest of third party developer, insecure call to web services or improper usage of information retrieved through web services. And in combination with OS vulnerabilities the severity becomes highly critical allowing easy access of user information/device information to malicious users. So in case your mobile application deals with sensitive user information like credit card data, health information etc, exploitation of such vulnerability may expose a significant amount of penal liability.
Getting your mobile application security scanned before each release reduce the risk effectively. It helps you to identify most of the common vulnerabilities with critical exposoure giving you a chance to remediate them quickly to make introduction difficult for the malicious users.
La Manguste’s automated mobile application vulnerability scanning service makes it easy and fast. It helps you in identifying critical mobile application vulnerabilities in an organized & effective manner. It priotize vulnerabilities according to their severity level which provides you a clear guideline to direct your attention to the most critical risk at any particular point of time. It also provide information about the origin of vulnerabilities making your solution drive easier. Save time of your mobile application development time by quickly identifying existing vulnerabilities which would otherwise take weeks, sometime even months to be discovered through manual code review and penetration test. Our automated mobile application vulnerability scanning service is currently available for iOS and Android application.