The adoption rate of smartphones has exploded in recent years. The two dominant smartphone operating systems (OS) of today are the Android OS developed by Google and the iOS from Apple. Ease of use, smooth operation and data security, as well as an extended team for app development, allowed Android and Apple to lead the market in mobile devices.

Before moving forward to the actual topic of Android vs iOS app pentest common things, it is essential to know some basics of these operating systems.

The Android OS is based on Linux, while the iOS is coded in Objective-C language…


iOS is the second most popular mobile operating system worldwide. After developing your iOS apps you’ll often need to security check them both for known and unknown security vulnerabilities.

In this post, we are going to look at the Top most popular iOS pentesting tools for iOS apps. However, iOS Penetration Testing tools are not as numerous as those of Android since the iOS tight security rules do not allow these apps to be published in the App Store. So you’ll have to ‘jailbreak’ your iPhone before you can install these iPhone hacking apps and tools. You’ll download and install…


iOS has become one of the most popular mobile operating systems with more than 1.96 million apps available in the iOS App Store. One of the most popular mobile operating system is iOS. Currently, there are millions of iOS apps with billions of downloads. Along with popularity, there are many insecurities introduced in iOS applications. These insecurities make the user himself a threat. Some security weaknesses in any of these applications or on the system could mean that an attacker can get access to the device and retrieve sensitive information. …


The mobile application ecosystem is growing at a phenomenal rate. The ecosystem has given speed, comfort, and access an altogether new connotation. However, with a plethora of new mobile devices and applications available to be picked up by eager but unsuspecting customers, the concerns for security have risen as well. Not a single day goes without some hacking activity not being reported from around the world.

With the increase in use of smartphones, delivering a secure high performance mobile application is key to user retention. And with the recent data protection laws, it’s also important for users to know when…


Mobile application penetration testing is a specialist service offering that can be used to validate the security controls of your mobile applications. Mobile devices have become an essential component of business and of general life in the 21st century. Almost all organizations publishing information through a web application extend this functionality to a mobile application. Exposing this information in an insecure manner can lead to a significant breach of sensitive information.

Mobile application penetration testing permits associations the ability to remove any defects in their system that requires prompt fixing and additional protection. …


ModSecurity, sometimes called Modsec, is an open-source web application firewall (WAF). Originally designed as a module for the Apache HTTP Server, it has evolved to provide an array of Hypertext Transfer Protocol request and response filtering capabilities along with other security features across a number of different platforms including Apache HTTP Server, Microsoft IIS and Nginx. It is a free software released under the Apache license 2.0.


In this year 2021, most of the things have changed beyond recognition — the way we live and work. Due to the pandemic, the use of the internet and the Cyber Attacks and Breaches have increased tremendously. Since the beginning of 2020, there have been more than 445 million cyberattacks reported, which is double when compared to 2019.

While the IT environment is becoming more complex, cybercriminals are getting better at identifying and targeting the intrinsic weaknesses. …

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