iOS Application Security: The Definitive Guide for Hackers and Developers by David Thiel
2016 | ISBN: 159327601X | English | 296 pages | PDF | 16 MB
Eliminating security holes in iOS apps is critical for any developer who wants to protect their users from the bad guys. In iOS Application Security, mobile security expert David Thiel reveals common iOS coding mistakes that create serious security problems and shows you how to find and fix them.
After a crash course on iOS application structure and Objective-C design patterns, youll move on to spotting bad code and plugging the holes. Youl learn about:
The iOS security model and the limits of its built-in protections
The myriad ways sensitive data can leak into places it shouldnt, such as through the pasteboard
How to implement encryption with the Keychain, the Data Protection API, and CommonCryptoLegacy flaws from C that still cause problems in modern iOS applications
Privacy issues related to gathering user data and how to mitigate potential pitfalls
Dont let your apps security leak become another headline. Whether youre looking to bolster your apps defenses or hunting bugs in other peoples code, iOS Application Security will help you get the job done well.