How secure are the most widespread mobile apps?

Applications are the first vector of attacks on mobile. In the corporate environment, where nearly 100% of the workforce uses a mobile device for work related purpose, applications are endangering data privacy. To ensure apps don’t cause breach, it is necessary to audit them in a way that will provide enough details to draw an accurate conclusion on their security level.
To do so, three main angles have to be analyzed: behaviors, network communications and code vulnerabilities.

This report gathers the results of hundreds of mobile application security audits performed by the Pradeo Security engine. It addresses the most downloaded apps in the following activity sectors: IoT, Shopping, Airline, Bank, Gaming, Tool, Health, and features:

- Data sent over the network
- Security status of network communications
- Code vulnerabilities