THE NIGHTMARE BEHIND THE CROSS PLATFORM MOBILE APPS DREAM presented at BlackHatAsia 2015

by Marco Grassi, Sebastian Guerrero,

Summary : A large part of the mobile applications in the store are developed leveraging frameworks for cross platform development, in order to code once and run on every mobile platform. But are those frameworks secure or is the developer trading off security for ease of development? We will explore and analyze the most popular cross platform frameworks for mobile development, exposing the vulnerabilities found in them, and detail how serious the implications are of using them in terms of security.