Posts Tagged 'android'

  As smartphones get more sophisticated, it’s easy to forget their humble origins. Through today’s mobile apps, we can manage finances, order Ubers, and even do office work from the beach. But remember old-school flip-phones? They stood for one purpose – simply to make calls – and we all had them. Well, it turns out […]

 La mayoría de las personas han escuchado la historia del caballo de Troya. Hemos aprendido la lección de la historia: no confiar en los regalos de extraños. Hoy, nadie usaría una estatua de un caballo gigante, excepto por algunos bromistas con un mal sentido del humor, aunque existen trucos similares en forma digital. Las personas […]

Most people have heard the story of the Trojan horse. We’ve learned the moral of that story: don’t trust gifts from strangers. Today, nobody would use a giant horse statue – except maybe pranksters with a bad sense of humor – although similar tricks exist in digital form. People are wary of unknown .exe files […]

One of the best ways to develop secure Android applications is to engage in penetration (pen) testing, in effect trying to break into your application just as an attacker might do. This is the third in a series of posts on pen testing Android applications. In the first we set up the testing environment and […]

Imaginemos que usted regresa en el tiempo, con su smartphone en el bolsillo. Supongamos que un campesino medieval lo ve usando este dispositivo extraño. Naturalmente tendría curiosidad. ¿Usted sería capaz de explicar cómo funciona? La mayoría de la gente no, por un motivo, los smartphones están diseñados para ser fáciles de usar. Y esto puede […]