Media Coverage Archive


IT Toolbox | BY Peter Kowalke
Tuesday | June 27, 2017

Seven Mobile Security Threats to Watch

Let’s start with a real-world reminder of why mobile security is important. This past May, HospitalGownwas uncovered by mobile security firm, Appthority. Billed as the largest enterprise mobile data leak ever, the vulnerability exposed more than 21,000 backend app server that…

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CSO | BY Fahmida Rashid
Monday | June 12, 2017

Mobile app developers: Make sure your back end is covered

Developers need to make sure they are baking security into the application code and protecting how their apps handle data, but as the so-called HospitalGown security issue shows, they also need to know how the back-end servers and data stores…

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App Developer Magazine | BY RIchard Harris
Tuesday | June 6, 2017

Enterprise threat dubbed HospitalGown infests thousands of apps

Appthority, an enterprise mobile threat protection company, published research on a newly discovered backend data exposure vulnerability, dubbed HospitalGown, that highlights the connection between mobile apps and insecure backend databases containing enterprise data. Appthority documented more than 1,000 apps with…

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Security Intelligence | BY Mark Samuels
Monday | June 5, 2017

New Vulnerability in Enterprise Apps Puts Data at Risk

Developers of many enterprise apps potentially expose sensitive data by failing to properly secure the connection between back-end servers and the app, according to research. Security firm Appthority used specialist research techniques to analyze the impact of a newly discovered data exposure…

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