Study Finds Web Apps Are Often Weak Links in Security Strategies

As browser-based applications continue to mature and offer new features that rival those of native apps, more organizations are using custom web apps to help manage their day-to-day operations. Although these web apps are powerful tools in the modern business ecosystem, they may also constitute security risks according to a recent study conducted by multinational… Read more »

Lab Hardware Update: New iPad 6 and More

It’s been a while since our last update, and we’ve (unsurprisingly) added a few new devices to our testing pool: An iPad 6 (the 2018 release version), currently running iOS 12 Samsung Galaxy S9+ running Android 8 Samsung Galaxy Note S9 running Android 8 And a OnePlus 6, also running Android 8 It’s interesting to… Read more »

Apple Aims to Stamp Out Bugs With Millions of Beta Testers

In February 2015, Apple announced that it would begin offering public beta tests for future versions of its mobile operating system in response to consumer complaints about widespread quality control issues in iOS 8. When iOS 8.0.1 launched in late 2014, it came with a serious bug that broke the Touch ID feature in iPhones…. Read more »

NYU Researchers Use Decoy Bugs to Bolster Software Security

When cyber criminals try to illicitly gain access to software programs, they typically start by looking for bugs that can be exploited to accept malicious inputs. These vulnerabilities act as hidden back doors that allow hackers to harvest user data, launch denial of service attacks and more. But what if hackers had to wade through… Read more »