If there’s not an app for that, you can rest assured that somebody, somewhere, is in the process of developing one. It seems as if many IT pros with programming skills are trying their hands at writing mobile apps, and many of these add valuable functionality to smart phones. However, as smart phones have become ubiquitous, they have also become the targets of malware. How do you, as an app developer, protect your apps from tampering and differentiate them from malware? One solution is to use code signing technology, which Microsoft has implemented on the Windows Phone 7 platform to allow apps purchasers to verify the source of the app and its integrity. You can read more about it here:
About The Author
Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.