Mobile application penetration testing is a form of security testing that is used by companies to evaluate security from inside of a mobile environment. Mobile penetration testing is built on OWASP mobile application security verification standard. Mobile pentesting performed by qualified reputable specialists is focused on client-side safety, file system, hardware, and network security.
By conducting a mobile pen test, the company can identify vulnerabilities in the mobile application, bottlenecks, loopholes, and vectors of an attack before delivering an app to the ultimate user. As a result, mobile app pen testing allows the company to realize how to modify the design, code, and architecture before the official release. The costs required to fix the issues detected during mobile application pentesting are much lower than potential financial losses a company may experience as the result of the information theft enabled by the exploitation of these vulnerabilities by malicious actors. The companies ignoring mobile penetration testing face the risk of experiencing not only direct financial losses but also reputational and legal damage after the release of their mobile apps due to security problems. That is why mobile application penetration testing should become a core element of security testing for every solid developer of applications for mobile phones.
The scope of the mobile application penetration testing services provided by Hacken experts allows clients to get reports on previously unknown vulnerabilities in their mobile applications. Hacken security team will guide clients on what mobile application penetration testing processes they need to pass to ensure the ultimate security of their users. Hacken mobile pen test specialists will also instruct clients on what additional security testing measures need to be applied following mobile penetration testing.
The mobile app penetration testing performed by Hacken experts allows clients to test the security of their mobile applications without causing any inconvenience to their users. By applying for mobile pentesting services provided by Hacken you get constant support before, during, and after testing. Also, upon passing the mobile pen test, you will get a clear picture of what vulnerabilities are of the greatest importance to be addressed ASAP. As a result, clients will be able to reasonably allocate their efforts and resources to mitigate security risks in the future.
Hacken security specialists have deep expertise in performing mobile application penetration testing and the satisfaction of our clients with the quality of services provided to them by our team serves as the confirmation of our strong reputation and image in the cybersecurity world. Our team coordinates with the clients every step of mobile pentesting so that to avoid causing any inconvenience to their users and internal team. Hacken is focused on quality assurance and we keep constant contact with our clients after performing mobile penetration testing to realize whether we can introduce changes to further increase the efficiency of our mobile pen test services for our clients.
The Mobile Application Pentesting performed by Hacken experts is divided into 4 stages:
Intelligence gathering is the crucial step of mobile pentesting performed by Hacken. Our specialists can reveal covered cues that may shed light on the occurrence of weakness. Only by realizing the key roots of the security issues, specialists can conduct successful pentesting.
Reconnaissance involves the next steps:
At this phase of mobile app pentesting, our security specialists compare the apps prior to and after installation. The list of evaluation techniques used by our experts during the evaluation stage of mobile pentesting includes:
Please note that an android application may be modified once changed and recompiled.
Hacken mobile application penetration testing engineer starts operating upon getting the inputs required to offend against the mobile application during the information-gathering stage. The success of mobile application penetration testing heavily correlates with the quality and scope of intelligence gathering.
This phase of mobile penetration testing provides for the exploitation of all potential vulnerabilities detected at the previous assessment stages in a manner that corresponds to the style used by real attackers. Hacken mobile pentesting experts exploit both automatically recognized vulnerabilities and the issues requiring hand-operated classification. The list of directions exploited by Hacken experts during mobile app penetration testing encompasses business logic flaws, authentication/authorization bypasses, direct object references, parameter tampering, and session management. Mobile pentesting specialist tries to exploit the vulnerability to gain sensitive information or perform any other malicious activities.
The output provided by Hacken mobile application penetration testing team generally comprises of an executive-level paper and a technical report. The executive-level paper is written for management and covers a high-level summary of assessment activities, scope, most critical vulnerabilities discovered, and overall risk scoring.
The technical report includes all vulnerabilities fixed individually, with the details on how to recreate the vulnerability, evaluation of the risk, recommended remediation operations, and helpful reference links.
The final activity performed within the scope of mobile application pentesting is a presentation of all documentation to the client. Following this activity, our mobile pentest team gives new revisions of documentation and schedule any formal retesting, if applicable.
After a client eliminates the detected vulnerabilities, Hacken mobile application penetration testing expert will validate and approve all introduced fixes.