An Analysis of Security and Performance Concerns in Mobile Web Application Development: Challenges and Open Issues

Douglas Kunda, Mumbi Chishimba, Mwenge Mulenga, Victoria Chama

Abstract


The paper focuses on security and performance concerns in mobile web development. The approach used in the study involved surveying journal publications to identify security and performance concerns. The paper highlights some of the contemporary issues currently being faced by application developers as they create, update and maintain mobile web applications including Cross-Site Scripting, Cookie hijacking/theft, location hijacking, history theft, behaviour analysis, session hijacking, API design, security and the type of web server used considered.

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International Journal of Recent Contributions from Engineering, Science & IT (iJES). eISSN: 2197-8581
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