Understanding the risks of mobile applications
Whether you are building mobile apps or purchasing them for your workforce, awareness of the risks is essential
Veracode | 06 June 2011, 16:57 | IT Security
Modern mobile applications run on mobile devices that have the functionality of a desktop or laptop running a general purpose operating system. In this respect many of the risks are similar to those of traditional spyware, Trojan software, and insecurely designed apps. However, mobile devices are not just small computers. Mobile devices are designed around personal and communication functionality which makes the top mobile applications risks different from the top traditional computing risks.