Android Malware ‘FlyTrap’ Hijacks Facebook Accounts

Android Malware ‘FlyTrap’ Hijacks Facebook Accounts

Shawn Smith, director of infrastructure at app security firm nVisium, told Threatpost on Monday that FlyTrap and its ilk show that you don’t need technical vulnerabilities to come up with a winning attack vector, as in, the user. “We need to impress the importance of...
Study Finds 100% of Commercial Apps Contain Security Flaws

Study Finds 100% of Commercial Apps Contain Security Flaws

Since organizations don’t have control over changes made to open-source components, they need to be aware about when changes are made in them, advised Shawn Smith, director of infrastructure at nVisium, a Falls Church, Va.-based application security provider “Using...
5 Key Questions When Evaluating Software Supply Chain Security

5 Key Questions When Evaluating Software Supply Chain Security

Where possible, says Jack Mannino, CEO at nVisium, security organizations should consider analyzing the code itself, using a third party if needed. “In many cases, software is backdoored using techniques that evade simple detection,” Mannino says....