APPROOV IN PARALLEL WITH USER AUTHENTICATION

Mon 22 January 2018 By Jae Hossell

Category: Mobile App Authentication, Business, Bots

In my last post in this series, I introduced Approov, the app authentication solution, and described how it tackles the problem of API protection in a novel and proactive way. In this post, I want...

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IF YOU CAN'T MAKE IT, FAKE IT

Wed 22 November 2017 By Shona Hossell

Category: Threats, Mobile App Authentication, Business, Bots

As many social media platforms continue to experience incredible growth in popularity, the supporting apps, and the APIs that service them, remain top targets for bad actors. The ability to...

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SWIPE LEFT TO SCRAPE

Tue 02 May 2017 By Richard Taylor

Category: Scrapers, Bots, Threats

Yesterday morning security forums reported news that an AI researcher had published a dataset of 40,000 photos that had been scraped from the dating app Tinder. The purpose was simply to extract a...

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THE PROBLEM OF API ABUSE

Tue 18 October 2016 By Richard Taylor

Category: Mobile App Authentication, Bots

The number of devices connected to the internet has exploded in recent years as everyone becomes permanently attached to their phone or tablet. As the number of mobile users has increased, there...

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SIMPLE APP AUTHENTICATION

Mon 26 September 2016 By Johannes Schneiders

Category: Mobile App Authentication, Reverse Engineering, Scrapers, Bots, API Keys

Suppose your mobile app relies on a back-end server that holds sensitive data or just data that you do not want to be manipulated or copied freely. You trust your own app to do everything right,...

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BOT MITIGATION CHALLENGES IN THE MOBILE WORLD

Tue 09 August 2016 By Richard Taylor

Category: Bots, Scrapers

Bots are everywhere, crawling all over the internet. Some are good, cataloguing websites and enabling you to search for pictures of cats with ease. Others are all about information gathering,...

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