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iOS Application Security by David Thiel

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10DATA LEAKAGE

Data theft is a serious concern in the mobile world, where devices containing critical personal and business data are lost or stolen frequently. The primary threat to consider here is forensic attackers, so use special care to ensure that such data is persisted in a format that can’t be easily extracted by physical attackers or by compromised devices. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of confusion over what APIs actually end up storing sensitive data, which is understandable since much of this behavior is undocumented.

In this chapter, I’ll examine the many ways in which data can leak from your application to dark corners of the device—and even accidentally be synced to remote services such as iCloud. You’ll learn how to search for ...

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