What is a Mobile Application Penetration Testing?
Most mobile applications process, store and interact with sensitive information from every market and can introduce additional vulnerabilities to your organization. By thoroughly testing your mobile application and backend web services, you may identify and remediate the risks posed to your organization and customer data. The Offensive Logic follows a well-defined methodology that covers all aspects of mobile application’s vulnerability identification and allows you to make sound decisions on the proper approach for remediation.
Our Mobile Application Penetration Test is performed from a remote location and covers the OWASP recommended test, including but not limited to, identifying if the application is susceptible to the OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities.
Testing is initially conducted from an unauthenticated perspective, then it is authenticated with the credentials that you provide to the tester. Testing is steered across both the iOS and Android mobile operating systems and is currently supported by OS versions.
Think about. Quick facts about Smartphone Mobile Usage Statistics
- 62% of users accessed the internet using their mobile phones. Statista
- By 2020, the number of smartphone users is projected to reach 2.87 billion. Statista
- In November 2018, Statisa measured that, mobile devices accounted for 48.2% of website traffic worldwide (excluding tablets). Statista
- By the start of 2018, consumers downloaded 178.1 billion mobile apps to their smart devices. Statista
- Consumers spend $930 Billion USD, using mobile payment applications. Upwork
Think about. What does your mobile device know about you?
- Password stored in the file system and web browser autofill
- Information in deleted files, files can be recovered until the flash is overwritten
- Downloaded bank statements
- Address book and windows contact
- Credit card numbers from statements and browser autofill
- Downloaded tax documents
- Text log stored on the phone
- Call record stored on the phone
- Browser history and web cookies
- Photos and navigation info
Benefits and Value of
Mobile Penetration Testing
Mobile application security testing provides a considerable risk reduction for your organization, in addition to an increase in confidence in the use of your application.
- Perform real-world attacks on Mobile Devices and Mobile Applications
- Explore OWASP Top Ten Mobile and Web most common vulnerabilities
- Expert testing in a reasonable time frame, and at a reasonable price
- Top-skilled, experienced, ethical hackers do manual security testing of your application
- Mature, highly-disciplined, well-documented processes and precise results
- A tester “playbook” containing the latest attack methods and techniques
- Get compliant with PCI DSS or HIPAA certification requirements
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What is our Mobile Penetration Testing Methodology?
The testing of mobile applications requires the use of an interactive process, whereby all testing needs to be conducted on both iOS and Android devices and across all supported operating system versions.
We follow the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) methodologies in the testing of web applications and websites to ensure a comprehensive coverage of whether testing is authenticated or unauthenticated.
We manually test the security in the following areas: memory, file system, and network communication. Our Mobile Application Penetration consists of:
Kickoff meeting &
Identify Objectives and Threat Modelling. We want to learn about your application’s use cases. For us it is critical to understand the types of bugs that are possible in the code we’re reviewing.
The discovery requires security engineers to collect information that is essential to understanding the events that lead to the successful exploitation of mobile applications.
Assessment: or analysis involves the penetration tester going through the mobile application source code and identifying the potential entry points and weaknesses that can be exploited.
Involves the penetration tester leveraging the discovered vulnerabilities to take advantage of the mobile application in a manner not intended by the developers initially did not intend.
It’s the final stage of the methodology, and it involves recording and presenting the discovered issues in a manner that makes sense to management. This is also the stage that differentiates a penetration test from an attack. A more detailed discussion of the four stages follows.
with a detailed analysis and threat report
Frequently Asked Questions.
Here are some common questions about iOS penetratration\Android penetration testing