Enpublic Apps: Security Threats Using iOS Enterprise and Developer Certificates

  title={Enpublic Apps: Security Threats Using iOS Enterprise and Developer Certificates},
  author={Min Zheng and Hui Xue and Yulong Zhang and Tao Wei and John C. S. Lui},
Compared with Android, the conventional wisdom is that iOS is more secure. However, both jailbroken and non-jailbroken iOS devices have number of vulnerabilities. For iOS, apps need to interact with the underlying system using Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). Some of these APIs remain undocumented and Apple forbids apps in App Store from using them. These APIs, also known as "private APIs", provide powerful features to developers and yet they may have serious security consequences if… CONTINUE READING


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