Today Guardsquare released updates to DexGuard, our advanced solution for protecting Android applications, and to the DexGuard NDK add-on, which enables obfuscation of native libraries. This release introduces automatic injection of runtime application self-protection (RASP) checks, full integration with ThreatCast, our mobile app security console, as well as multiple enhancements to existing features.
DexGuard 8.7 and DexGuard NDK add-on 4.0 include the following new features:
DexGuard and DexGuard NDK add-on can now automatically inject RASP checks into the code of Android applications. Automatic injection of RASP checks increases the efficacy of runtime protection mechanisms and reduces implementation and maintenance time:
DexGuard 8.7 integrates seamlessly with ThreatCast, our mobile app security console. ThreatCast collects and displays real-time information about the actual threats facing mobile applications. It provides development teams and security professionals with all the data needed to adapt to the constantly evolving mobile threat landscape and respond to emerging attack vectors.
All DexGuard users can use ThreatCast to monitor one Android application with up to 500k downloads for free. Power users can extend their coverage to more applications and access premium features.
Guardsquare continuously improves DexGuard’s functionality to ensure both maximum protection of Android applications and enhanced usability.
The most notable additions to this release are: