iOS URL Schemes: From Dangerous to Hilarious presented at Converge 2014

by Guillaume K. Ross,

Summary : URL Schemes are becoming the most common and practical way to share information between apps on iOS. As many developers enable them, we must ask ourselves how to properly secure this type of input. We will look at some real world examples of good, bad and ridiculous use of URL schemes. Once the patterns are established, we will see how to find URL scheme vulnerabilities as well as how to handle them in your own apps.