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SSL vulnerabilities in Android applications

August 21, 2014

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Fire Eye had analyzed more thousand most downloaded free Android applications for common SSL vulnerabilities. The results are quite alarming. Seventy three percent of applications do not verify the validity of SSL certificates and 5% do not verify server hostnames. Moreover 77% of applications use WebKit engine for displaying HTML content and ignore tha known SSL vulnerabilities of WebKit. 

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