Mobile Threat Landscape Report 2018

Posted by Roxane Suau on February 08, 2018

Pradeo just published its biannual mobile threat report, based on a sample of 2 millions Android and iOS Applications analyzed by Pradeo’s engine. It gives an insight of the mobile threats currently surrounding us.

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In 2017, mobile applications have been a target of choice for hackers to access and steal data, with 86% of mobile threats coming from them, far ahead Network exploits and OS manipulations.

This report features the top mobile threats with a focus on data privacy violations and malwares, followed by a risk analysis related to OWASP vulnerabilities.

 

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • 61% of Android applications and 36% of iOS applications leak data to remote servers.
  • 16.8% of applications establish connections to uncertified servers.
  • Valuable data such as health and banking credentials are becoming a privileged target.
  • 31% of applications feature an OWASP vulnerability.

 

Download our Mobile Threat Landscape Report

Topics: Mobile Security, News, Mobile Application Security, Expertise