Mobile devices invade the corporate world and also the lives of individuals. Enterprise Mobility and Mobile technologies take the centre stage of all the operations in the enterprises. Concepts like BYOD give momemtum to this shift, bringing in an array of different threats to the system, accesssible through a variety of devices and networks.
On the other hand, the app culture brings with it a different kind of deployment threat. Downloading apps from various stores makes the devices susceptible to malicious attacks from viruses and malware that the apps could bring with them
Mobile App Penetration Testing keeps a tab on probable attacks on wearable devices, smartphones, tablets, laptops, computers; their data and the networks that connect them and enlists methods to prevent these.
The growing variations in devices and their different operating systems pose unique challenges for conducting penetration tests for the mobile applications. Pen Testing and analyzing the mobile applications optimally on a real-time environment, simulation of different types of attacks; generalized and mobile specific ones as well as replication of attacker actions to retrieve classified information are few of the actions that form the core of any Mobile Application Penetration Testing.