Provided by: Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net)
Date Added: Oct 2012
The dissemination and use of mobile applications have been rapidly expanding these days. And in such a situation, the security of mobile applications has emerged as a new issue. Especially, the software including mobile applications will always exist the possibility of malicious attacks by hackers, because it exchanging data in the Internet environment. These security weaknesses are the direct cause of software breaches causing serious economic loss. In recent years, the awareness that developing secure software is intrinsically the most effective way to eliminate the software vulnerability than strengthening the security system for the external environment has increased.