WebView debugging can be enabled via “WebView.setWebContentsDebuggingEnabled(true)”. Leaving WebView debugging enabled in production Android apps is a bad idea. Anyone who gets hold of the unlocked phone can access the app’s data forever.
Here is a summary of things that have happened since I wrote the previous Bitcoin blog post.
A short summary of bitcoin Electronic money is all about ledger (transactions) which tells who sent money to whom, in standard financial system, central/federal/reserve bank (different nations have different names for these) and by extension, financial institutions are “trusted” to […]
Background A security company reverse engineered Snapchat’s android client and found all the api endpoints (source). Bigger issue: The published proof of concept of using “find friends” feature to find whether a phone number is registered on Snapchat or not, […]
A lot of work is happening in academia and industry on tools to perform dynamic analysis, static analysis, and reverse engineering of android apps. An updated list of the tools can be seen at https://github.com/ashishb/android-security-awesome.
Just completed reading “The Tangled web: A guide to securing modern applications” by Michael Zalewski. The book is surprisingly small given the amount of information it covers about the interaction of web browsers, websites, and client-side web technologies. The book […]
Came across a few interesting posts like this on my wall today.
As the world moves towards cloud-based storage and computing, the task of storing our data on a PC hard disk is being replaced with cloud-based storage providers. This includes our emails, social data, professional data, and financial data. Accessing this […]
If you have been already a victim of this, then change your password and unlike the page as soon as possible. A malicious app called “aprilfoolsprank” which likes a page on a user’s behalf and tries to phish a user into […]
If you are looking for how to avoid or recover: read this one instead. In the past few weeks, a lot of Facebook users have received the following (or similar) messages posted by their friends Hi Friends see Face-book images […]