Mobile app penetration testing
Protect your mobile applications from latest cyber security risks
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- Secure your mobile application
- Find and track vulnerabilities
- Help you in fixing the vulnerability
- Help you in standard and regulatory compliance
What is Mobile Application Penetration Testing?
The Mobile Application Penetration testing process is conducted to test mobile applications to find vulnerabilities, malicious activities, or other privacy threats before they are exploited by cyber attackers to gain and mishandle sensitive and crucial data. The mobile app security test helps in strengthening the security of overall mobile complexes by employing careful examination of the mobile applications to track down vulnerabilities. The pen testers simulate real-world cyber attackers, assuring the mobile apps remain safe and prevent unauthorized access.
With mobile application penetration testing, you can stay confident with all your mobile apps are secured and your sensitive data are not being hampered by any third-party users.
We at Qualysec, have professional mobile penetration testing services, that employ a comprehensive approach including automated tools and manual testing to identify vulnerabilities in mobile applications and restrict them from being exploited.
Why do you need Mobile Application Penetration Testing?
That’s when mobile application penetration testing comes into play.
Detect Security Threats
Through mobile application penetration testing, all sorts of security vulnerabilities, including inadequate privacy control, security misconfiguration, insecure data storage, and more can be detected and protect sensitive application data from hackers that might use against you and your mobile application users.
Avoid Financial Setbacks
Mobile applications hold sensitive data of the users and require all potential measures of security. If these mobile app data get leaked or exposed to hackers, they might threaten to mishandle the confidential data. Hence, leading to major financial losses. That’s why identifying unauthorized access is crucial.
Meet Compliance Requirements
Along with assisting your organization to maintain complete mobile application security to safeguard confidential data, penetration testing will also help in meeting compliance regulations and client requests such as HIPPA, PCI-DSS, ISO 27001, GDPR, and others.
Assessing Impacts Of Attacks
Attackers can exploit vulnerabilities in both server-site script and client-site script in an attempt to access the sensitive data to perform unauthorized activities that can hamper app user trust, mobile app developers, and financial loss. Proactively detecting threats can help track down potential attackers’ impacts and protect from other insecure and defective mobile applications.
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What Types Of Compliance Can Be Achieved by Using Our Services?
- PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)
- GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
- HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)
- ISO/IEC 27001 (Information Security Management)
- SOC 2 Type I & Type II (Service Organization Control)
What Are Common Mobile Application Vulnerabilities?
When it comes to Mobile application vulnerabilities, ensuring their security is crucial. Mobile app penetration testing helps identify and address potential weaknesses, ensuring the integrity and protection of your app.
Mobile App Penetration Testing - What We Provide
Qualysec’s mobile application penetration testing services can help you generate user-friendly yet secured mobile apps. We use various techniques and tools to detect risks and weak spots, assuring you 100% results from our end.
DEEP PENETRATION TESTING
Mobile applications hold sensitive data of the users like their names, login information, videos, photos, chats, and more that gets collected and stored within the applications. Qualysec’s mobile penetration testing takes responsibility for securing those sensitive or confidential data to get exposed and exploited by unauthorized devices or servers. They do so, by conducting a deep penetration test with a comprehensive approach.
Our methodologies and testing framework are based on the OWASP, we perform 3000+ test cases that will definitely reveal any and every underlying threat within your mobile application code. We also perform reverse engineering to cut down all the possibilities of being hacked through the source code of mobile applications. The pen testing experts are capable of detecting mobile app vulnerabilities and loopholes in security and also provide in-call remediation assistance from our security experts.
Qualysec understands your concern about the mobile application threats. That’s why we believe in providing daily reports that are both descriptive and effective for your mobile application developer team. As they will stay updated with the process and progress of the mobile application penetration test. Moreover, Qualysec will provide details of business logic testing for your mobile apps to scrutinize the potential risks following other security threats.
DETAILED PENTEST REPORT
Once Mobile application penetration testing is performed, we ensure to achieve zero false positives: the vulnerabilities identified are genuine and require immediate attention. Qualysec provides a comprehensive report demonstrating that we have protected the security authentications of mobile applications. The pentest report includes all other significant explanations with relevant screenshots, vulnerability details of vulnerabilities and threats, their location, videos, reference links, and more. So your app developer team doesn't have to spend time finding the best measures.
We are determined to assist you with the onboarding process. Once we provide the identified vulnerability locations and suggested measures to fix them. After the above steps are performed, mobile application penetration testers conduct a retest to identify if there were any vulnerabilities left to be addressed. Once we achieve zero false positives, we provide remediation support to address any additional issues before releasing the final report containing recommendations and reference links.
LETTER OF ATTESTATION
After conducting and presenting web application penetration test and remediation support and retest, respectively. Qualysec provides an attestation letter and security certificate as a confirmation that after evaluating the security posture of your organization's web application was protected with the appropriate industry standards and methodology.
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What is our methodology for Mobile App Pentesting?
Qualysec’s mobile application penetration testing uses a comprehensive approach to identify security threats and vulnerabilities present in mobile applications. The combined use of automated, in-house tools, and manual testing validations can definitely track down the unauthorized access of your mobile application. On top of that, we perform retests and include remediation support in our strategies for zero false positives in mobile app penetration testing.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Mobile application penetration testing is a testing process in which mobile application developers hire pen testers or ethical hackers to find vulnerabilities and insecure data storage and fix them before they get in touch with cyber attackers and mishandle them for unauthorized activities. Penetration testing can not only scan out vulnerabilities but also put best measures and practices forward for the mobile application.
It is advised that a mobile application penetration test should be executed by someone who has expertise, in-depth knowledge, and reputation. Qualysec has it all. We are a team of skilled professionals, aware of the latest vulnerabilities, techniques, tools, and other cybersecurity threats associated with mobile application. We are determined to present the best results by utilizing relevant tools and techniques, enhancing the security posture of your mobile application.
In the mobile application penetration test, the target information is collected to comprehend the objectives and targets. The scopes here include relevant IP addresses, URLs, authentication credentials, and application binaries such as (apk and iap) and another list of data that should and shouldn’t be scanned.
Numerous tools are used in mobile application penetration testing to adequately identify weaknesses and security threats and to protect sensitive data.
We at Qualysec use combined security tools to improve the security of the mobile application.
Some common tools used in mobile application penetration testing are as follows:
Burpsuite: to detect security vulnerabilities in mobile applications.
MobSF: provides both static and dynamic analysis capabilities and supports various mobile app formats.
Drozer: to identify vulnerabilities by simulating a mobile app’s actions and accessing inter-process communication endpoint and the operating system.
Frida: allows interception and manipulation of data transmitted by apps and provides the ability to inject custom code into their processes.
The mobile application penetration test timeframe varies from one application to another. The difference in time also depends on the types of vulnerabilities found, and the strategies applied during the mobile application pen test.
However, in general, a week or two is required to complete the mobile application penetration testing process.
Upon completion of the mobile application penetration test, the penetration testers or the ethical hackers involved in the process will create a customized written report for the client. This report will explain the identified vulnerabilities and the whole process, including locations where vulnerabilities were found, their associated risk levels, reference links, and videos. Moreover, a report of recommendations will also be provided for implementing appropriate remedial measures. This report will act as a manual for the mobile application developer team to understand and protect from future potential cyberattacks.
The cost of a mobile application penetration test depends on several components, like the complexity of the application, the scope of the testing, and the expertise of the penetration testing service provider.
Every penetration testing provider has a different pricing structure that might be based on fixed prices or hourly rates.
We at Qualysec offer competitive and flexible pricing for mobile application penetration testing services. We work closely with our clients to understand their requirements and present them with a tailored pricing proposal. We aim to deliver high-quality testing services at a fair and transparent cost, determined to enhance the mobile application security of the organization within its budgetary constraints.
Mobile application penetration testing is conducted with the aim to secure a mobile application. We at Qualysec follow a comprehensive approach to discovering vulnerabilities and risks present in a web application. Our pen testers perform deep penetration testing by using a hybrid framework (automated, in-house tools, and manual testing) to identify every vulnerability. And upon completion of penetration testing, we build a detailed report explaining the scanning process, vulnerabilities identified, their locations, and tools used, with relevant screenshots, videos, and reference links. And towards the end of the mobile application penetration testing process, we provide remediation support and retest to ensure no vulnerabilities were missed during remediation support. we provide a letter of attestation and a security certificate to conclude that the mobile application is secure now.