CyLab-Africa researchers and Approov found 95% of 224 popular financial apps in Africa expose personal and financial data, potentially exposing 272 million users to security flaws.

Carnegie Mellon University Africa researchers, including alumni and current students, collaborated with CyLab-Africa in Rwanda to study secret key leaks, enhancing problem-solving skills and learning opportunities.

A team investigated Android applications across Africa, identifying security threats in high and medium severity. The project provided valuable insights into app design and deployment, enhancing user privacy and data security.

A report reveals African regions’ differences in secret key exposure in mobile applications, with West Africa being most exposed (20%) and Southern Africa having the least (6%).