How to Scan Android Apps for Security Vulnerabilities and Loopholes

Security is a major concern and when it comes to the data of your users and clients, it has to be handled with top most priority. Coming to smart phones, 163% increase in mobile malware has been observed since 2012. A 78% of top 100 Android & iOS apps have been hacked, with Android apps leading with 80% of popular free apps being hacked and one out of every ten Android apps affected with malware; according to a recent research. Attacks often occur in the window between when a vulnerability is first exploited & developers issue a release addressing the issue. Security hacks are nightmares for android developers.

Security is a process. It should start during the planning phase itself, evolving with code review. For the same, we have come with Appvigil, an android app security scanner. (more…)