Ryan Smith, our lead threat engineer, recently spoke with LinuxInsider’s Jack M. Germain about the security threats of mobile apps.
It is a well-known trick that if you want to slip something by unsuspecting users, first publish an innocuous app and then push out an update with something major changed with the permissions, said Mojave Networks’ Ryan Smith. To protect against that threat, look closely at the permissions on app updates. “It makes sense if you are not comfortable with the permissions to uninstall the app.”
For more, see the full article on The Perils of Mobile App Insecurity.