The alarming security state of airline mobile apps

Posted by The Pradeo Lab on May 23, 2019

Do you usually install your airline mobile app when traveling? You may think twice before using it for your next vacation.

Our latest study based on the security testing of global top 50 airline mobile applications shed the light on some alarming data privacy concerns. The audit was performed this week by Pradeo Security, an engine designed to reveal mobile apps’ behaviors (data processing) and vulnerabilities. Among the 50 mobile applications tested, had been included the most used ones globally, mainly from North America, Western Europe and Eastern Asia.

 

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Pradeo's biannual mobile security report: The current mobile threat landscape

Posted by Roxane Suau on March 05, 2019

In the corporate sector, smartphones, tablets and mobile applications are trusted with confidential information and granted access to companies’ information systems.

 

 

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What is a Man-In-The-Middle Attack

Posted by Roxane Suau on December 18, 2018

Smartphones and tablets have become the first point of access to the internet. This evolution has led to the creation of many Wi-Fi networks so people can connect from almost anywhere, but it opens a new playground for hackers. The growing amount of public networks and users who get connected to them has increased Man-In-The-Middle attack opportunities.

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Official Sonic Apps Leak Data to Unverified Servers

Posted by Roxane Suau on January 18, 2018

Pradeo’s Lab discovered that some game applications in the Google Play published by SEGA, the famous video games developer and publisher, access and leak users’ geolocation and device data. Hundreds of millions of users are concerned by these data privacy violations.

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Google Play App Downloaded by Millions Leaks Data & Geolocation

Posted by Roxane Suau on December 14, 2017

Yesterday, Pradeo’s behavioural analysis engine raised an alert about an application available on the Google Play store called “Dune!”. The app is a game that has been downloaded over 5 million times in the last few weeks and is now part of the “Top Apps” list on the Google Play store.

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