appWatchdog: Improving mobile app security for consumers

Using forensics to improve data security and protect users. Read our findings from objective analysis of various publicly available mobile apps.

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Filter: Platform = All, Category = Social Networking

AppPlatformCategoryLatestPrevappSecureResults
AIMAndroidSocial NetworkingFAILVIEW >
AIMiPhoneSocial NetworkingFAILVIEW >
FacebookAndroidSocial NetworkingWARNVIEW >
FacebookiPhoneSocial NetworkingWARNVIEW >
FoursquareAndroidSocial NetworkingFAILVIEW >
FoursquareiPhoneSocial NetworkingWARNVIEW >
KikAndroidSocial NetworkingFAILFAILVIEW >
KikiPhoneSocial NetworkingFAILFAILVIEW >
LinkedInAndroidSocial NetworkingFAILVIEW >
LinkedIniPhoneSocial NetworkingFAILVIEW >
SkypeAndroidSocial NetworkingFAILFAILVIEW >
SkypeiPhoneSocial NetworkingFAILVIEW >
TigerTextAndroidSocial NetworkingWARNVIEW >
TigerTextiPhoneSocial NetworkingWARNVIEW >
TwitterAndroidSocial NetworkingWARNVIEW >
TwitteriPhoneSocial NetworkingWARNVIEW >
Yahoo! MessengerAndroidSocial NetworkingFAILVIEW >
Yahoo! MessengeriPhoneSocial NetworkingFAILVIEW >

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  • FAIL: Sensitive data stored insecurely
  • WARN: App data stored unencrypted
  • PASS: No user or app data recovered

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appWatchdog: Improving mobile app security for consumers All Findings | FAQ | Suggest an App appWatchdog is a free service provided by ...

Overview

appWatchdog: Improving mobile app security for consumers All Findings | FAQ | Suggest an App appWatchdog is a free service provided by viaForensics, to provide public information about potential insecurity of popular mobile applications. The Process To test an app, we install and use the app basically as any user would. After using the app… read more

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