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Free Edition Upgrades for all our IT Security training courses until end of November 2015

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This November, develop your offensive and defensive skills in network security, web app security, mobile app security, and software reverse engineering. Enroll into any of our exciting online IT security training courses and you will be upgraded to the next better Edition at no additional cost!

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Apple App Store Compromised by XcodeGhost Vulnerability

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Apple’s App Store has been compromised and millions of affected iPad and iPhone users are at risk. A vulnerability named XcodeGhost has been reported which functions by adding malicious code to mobile applications that have been built with an infected version of Xcode – Apple’s development environment for iOS.

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3 Common Security Mistakes Mobile App Developers Make and How to Fix Them

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Following our blogpost last week about Brute Force vulnerability that affects over 600 million smartphones, we asked IT Security Researcher, Francesco Stillavato, about his thoughts on common security mistakes that mobile application developers make and how to fix them.

Security is a very important feature and should not be taken for granted when developing mobile apps.

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How to Prevent Brute Force Attacks in Mobile Applications

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A research revealed that over 600 millions smartphone users have their mobiles at risk due to the mobile apps allowing UNLIMITED number of login attempts. AppBugs, a mobile security firm, tested 100 of the most popular Android and iOS applications that support password protected accounts – with each app registering at least one million downloads.

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