Beyond The Vault: Evaluating authentication controls within secure storage mobile applications

Authors: Gionathan Armando Reale
Affiliation: Honorary Security Team Member of Stratus5, USA


Keywords: Infosec, Mobile Security, Vulnerabilty, Pentesting, Authentication, Bruteforce
ABSTRACT. With the dramatic increase in smartphone usage within the last decade and an increase in privacy demands in modern post-Snowden world, many users strive for a safe and convenient way to store personal data and media. In order to fill these demands, software developers have filled the market with mobile applications designed to safely store sensitive content. Within this article I evaluate the efficiency of authentication controls from a sample of secure storage mobile applications


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