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Security Threats to Mobile Crypto Apps and How to Protect Them

July 28, 2023

The last year has not been great for crypto. Most crypto currencies, including Bitcoin, experienced significant loss of value, and we saw high profile exchanges like FTX collapse. In addition, hackers were actively stealing crypto currency. The blockchain company Chainalysis calculated that $3.8bn was stolen by hackers in 2022. Read Full Story

How to use a MitM attack to bypass code obfuscation to extract secrets from the ChatGPT mobile app?

June 23, 2023

In a previous article, we saw how to use code obfuscation to make it more difficult for an attacker to extract a secret through static binary analysis of the ChatGPT demo mobile app. However, it's important to note that code obfuscation is not always as effective in protecting secrets as we might hope. It can give a false sense of security, similar to the Maginot Line that the French built during World War II to deter the German invasion of France. As many know, the German military simply went around the Maginot Line and quickly invaded France, rendering it useless. This event is now often used as an analogy for situations where something provides a false sense of security rather than actual security. Read Full Story