Mobile Application Penetration Testing

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Mobile applications have become an integral part of our daily lives. From communication to entertainment and financial transactions, we rely heavily on mobile applications. However, as the use of mobile applications has increased, so has the risk of security breaches and cyber-attacks. This is where mobile application penetration testing comes in. It is a crucial process that involves identifying and assessing the potential vulnerabilities of your mobile applications. It helps you identify potential security risks and vulnerabilities that could potentially harm your users or your business. It is important to make sure your mobile applications are secure and reliable.

What we do

Our comprehensive Mobile Application Vulnerability Assessment (MAVA), Mobile Application Penetration Testing (MAPT) and Advanced Mobile Application Penetration Test (AMAPT) services on Android and iOS platforms are proactive processes for assessing the security state of mobile applications by simulating real attacks to evaluate how the applications interact with both the device and backend services.

The goal is to identify vulnerabilities, classify them according to internationally approved standards, assess their potential impact, and provide recommendations to solve them.

Vulnerability Assessment that allows to cover a wide range of vulnerabilities, described by the OWASP mobile Top 10. In detail, using an automated approach, static tests outlined in the OWASP Mobile Application Security Testing Guide (MASTG) are carried out for Android and iOS applications, to identify configuration, security and/or code quality issues, relating to multiple categories including: Encryption, Communication Channels, Authentication, Code Quality, Data Storage;

In-depth manual and interactive approach that allows the identification of vulnerabilities, which cannot be identified using automated tools; both device and backend interaction issues are evaluated;

Advanced manual and interactive approach focused on the security measures used by applications such as security frameworks, RASP solutions, etc.


How we do it

Two main types of analysis

Security and reliability of Mobile Applications

Our team of experienced testers uses the latest tools and techniques to identify and exploit vulnerabilities in your mobile applications. We focus on manual testing techniques, including reverse engineering, with the aim of bypassing any security controls implemented by security frameworks or ad-hoc written features. Two main types of analysis are developed:

  • Static: consists of analyzing the application and its artifacts without running it.
  • Dynamic: consists of testing the application at runtime, then evaluating device/emulator interactions as well as backends services (e.g., API).

The Methodologies

Be one step ahead the attackers

The OWASP Mobile Top 10 is a list of the most critical vulnerabilities that mobile applications may have. It is important to consider these vulnerabilities during the mobile application penetration testing process, in fact, our testers are trained to focus on the OWASP Mobile Top 10 vulnerabilities, following the OWASP MASVS controls and OWASP MASTG as testing guide, to ensure that we cover all potential security risks.

These vulnerabilities include insecure data storage, insecure communication, insecure authentication, insufficient cryptography, etc. We also provide detailed reports on the vulnerabilities identified, including their potential impact and recommend appropriate remediation measures to address them.

In case security testing is extended to the mobile app backend, vulnerabilities described in the OWASP Top 10 Web and OWASP Top 10 API will also be considered, including: broken access control, injection, security misconfiguration, vulnerable and outdated components, server-side request forgery, etc.


Our experience on security application testing

The skills of our testers allow us to go beyond the standard techniques used in mobile application penetration testing, such as reverse engineering and in-depth static and dynamic analysis. Our testers are highly experienced in identifying vulnerabilities that are often overlooked by automated tools, including Runtime Application Self-Protection (RASP) which is a security technology that uses runtime instrumentation to detect and block attacks in real time. Through extensive testing and research, our testers have developed techniques to bypass RASP and identify vulnerabilities that are critical to the security of your mobile applications.

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