Attackers clone malware-laden copies of popular apps

Criminal hackers have hacked/cloned most of the top 100 paid apps and top 20 free apps for Android and iOS, according to data from Arxan’s State of Mobile App Security report, 2014. These attackers use the infected apps to gain entry to the enterprise in order to compromise its most treasured information.

And with the movement toward doing networking in software, the ability to enable micro-segmentation to add policy-based traffic analysis and filters between any pair of endpoints is becoming an additional security option, which enterprises should consider.

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