Massive Security Issues with Apps

Many popular android apps, including those from banks, publishers, and other large organisations, pose massive security issues. This is the conclusion reached by researchers in the test-lab at Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology in Darmstadt.

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Eavesdropping protection in a box

it-sa 2013: The "Secure VPN GovNet Box" from NCP and Fraunhofer SIT has just obtained German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) approval for governmental use. This hardware solution encrypts Internet connections between two sites and protects against eavesdropping.

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App security testing tool

Most apps, be they for internet shopping, gaming or social networking, are aimed at private users. But there are hidden risks for businesses. A new test framework will help to uncover gaps in app security and detect malware.

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Mobile Access to Encrypted Cloud Storage

OmniCloud enables secure mobile access to critical business data in the cloud – Fraunhofer SIT demonstrates the new version of cloud storage enhancement (Hall 9, stand E08).

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Security Solution BizzTrust Makes Devices Simultaneously and Securely Available for Private and Business Use

CeBIT 2013: Innovative security solution separates business and private data and services on Android devices and protects against attacks on company infrastructure

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Turning smartphones into secure and versatile keys

It’s already possible to open doors using an app – but we are a long way from seeing widespread acceptance of this in the market. Now, researchers have developed a piece of software that will make the technology even more secure and versatile.

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More privacy for Germany’s Internet surfers

Fraunhofer SIT publishes Tracking Protection List for more data protection while surfing – the majority of the most popular websites in Germany now integrate trackers

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TeleTrusT Innovation Award 2012 for Fraunhofer SIT

Fraunhofer SIT receives award for the development of the BizzTrust security solution for smart devices – the IT Security Association Germany (TeleTrustT) confers award for a solution that separates business and private data and services on mobile devices.

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Keys in your Smartphone

it-sa 2012: Fraunhofer SIT presents flexible access management with NFC-based wireless locks

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External drive from various clouds

it-sa 2012: Fraunhofer SIT highlights solution for an encrypted enterprise cloud. New version of OmniCloud enables different cloud storage services to be combined.

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