Research indicates Millions of people are using Android apps that can be tricked into enlightening personal data. Scientists tested 13,500 Android apps and establish almost 8% failed to protect bank account and social media logins. Google has yet to remark on the study and its findings. An invader could even re-direct a request to transfer funds, whereas making it look to the app user like the transaction was proceeding unmoved.
These apps unsuccessful to apply standard scrambling systems, allowing man-in-the-middle attacks to expose data that passes back and forth when devices communicate with websites. Most prominently, investigate is needed to study which counter-measures offer the right amalgamation of usability for developers and users, security benefits and economic incentives to be deployed on a large scale.