RIIS Publishes Third Annual Report Rating Security of Popular Dating Apps

Report details which popular dating apps on the Android platform are safe to take home to mom, and which should receive a Dear John letter.

RIIS, LLC, an IT services firm specializing in mobile application development and professional services announced the publication of their latest Android Security Report, and the third annual look into popular dating apps.

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, 2016, this new report “gives a rose” to two dating apps for following security measures below. Match.com came last for the second year in a row

RIIS researched mobile apps developed by 5 of the major online dating organizations. Scoring is based on how well the app developers mitigated these 10 mobile app security risks:

  1. Weak Server Side Controls
  2. Insecure Data Storage
  3. Insufficient Transport Layer Protection
  4. Unintended Data Leakage
  5. Poor Authorization and Authentication
  6. Broken Cryptography
  7. Client Side Injection
  8. Security Decisions Via Untrusted Inputs
  9. Improper Session Handling
  10. Lack of Binary Protections

Along with the Index, visitors will find:

Top 10 mobile app security risks and what they mean for app development. An overview of mobile app security that helps non-technical owners understand risks.
Solutions for mobile app security including utilities to secure files, flag security risks and audit code.

To view the full report please click here

About RIIS

RIIS is an IT consulting firm based in Troy, MI. Our primary service includes accelerated application development through visualization and automated tools for the web and mobile technologies. We help companies get the applications they need, faster! Industry experience includes software, eCommerce, advertising, defense, insurance, banking/finance, and telecommunications.