Deutsche Bank scores 25
Malcore scores the Deutsche Bank mobile banking app at 25 threat points.
A note on these insights.
The findings outlined in this blog post were drawn from the condensed results of a Malcore scan. To review the exhaustive findings of Malcore’s static analysis of Deutsche Bank’s mobile banking app APK, click the button below.
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Appdynamics Adobe Experience Cloud Display Google Firebase Analytics
High severity warnings from code analysis
App uses SQLite Database and execute raw SQL query. Untrusted user input in raw SQL queries can cause SQL Injection. Also sensitive information should be encrypted and written to the database.
App creates temp file. Sensitive information should never be written into a temp file.
Insecure Implementation of SSL. Trusting all the certificates or accepting self signed certificates is a critical Security Hole. This application is vulnerable to MITM attacks
App can read/write to External Storage. Any App can read data written to External Storage.
The App uses an insecure Random Number Generator.
This App has capabilities to prevent against Screenshots from Recent Task History/ Now On Tap etc.
This App download files using Android Download Manager.
Files may contain hardcoded sensitive informations like usernames, passwords, keys etc.
Suspicious severity warnings from code analysis
Dangerous Labelled permissions from Android
Permissions which Android’s developers have labelled as “Dangerous”, per the documentation available here, are listed below.
Name: WRITE_CONTACTS Description: Allows an application to modify the contact (address) data stored on your phone. Malicious applications can use this to erase or modify your contact data.
Name: READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE Description: Allows an application to read from SD Card.
Name: ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION Description: Access fine location sources, such as the Global Positioning System on the phone, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine where you are and may consume additional battery power.
Name: SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW Description: Allows an application to show system-alert windows. Malicious applications can take over the entire screen of the phone.
Name: CAMERA Description: Allows application to take pictures and videos with the camera. This allows the application to collect images that the camera is seeing at any time.
Name: ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION Description: Access coarse location sources, such as the mobile network database, to determine an approximate phone location, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine approximately where you are.
Name: WAKE_LOCK Description: Allows an application to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
Name: BLUETOOTH Description: Allows an application to view configuration of the local Bluetooth phone and to make and accept connections with paired devices.
Name: ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE Description: Allows an application to view the status of all networks.
Name: READ_PHONE_STATE Description: Allows the application to access the phone features of the device. An application with this permission can determine the phone number and serial number of this phone, whether a call is active, the number that call is connected to and so on.
Name: READ_CONTACTS Description: Allows an application to read all of the contact (address) data stored on your phone. Malicious applications can use this to send your data to other people.
Name: NFC Description: Allows an application to communicate with Near-Field Communication (NFC) tags, cards and readers.
Name: QUERY_ALL_PACKAGES Description: Allows query of any normal app on the device, regardless of manifest declarations.
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To view how these scores are created visit our transparency post, below, where we published a description of our phone application threat scoring algorithm.