Cloud developers still aren’t securing their databases, a new report claims, resulting in the exposure of private enterprise information stored in Firebase, Google’s mobile back-end platform.
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The Red Alert 2.0 Android Trojan first detailed in September last year is currently available for rent on underground forums at $500 per month.
Appthority published research on its discovery of a new HospitalGown threat variant that occurs when app developers fail to require authentication to Google Firebase databases.
More than 3,000 mobile iOS and Android apps have presumably been affected by a new HospitalGown threat variant recently discovered by Appthority. The threat occurs when app developers fail to require authentication to Google Firebase databases, potentially leaving private data exposed.
Additionally, Google yesterday announced a new enhancement to its plan by adding offline support for metadata verification that would allow your Android OS to determine the authenticity of “apps obtained through Play-approved distribution channels” while the device is offline.