How to Detect Memory Injection Attacks on iOS, Android apps


3 Easy Steps to Block Memory injection in iOS, Android apps. Stop code injection, In-app purchase bypass/theft, game cheats, No Code or SDK

What is Memory Injection?

Code injection tampers with the app’s behavior, e.g new memory-mapped region that can be executed, or a function hook.

How to protect apps Against Memory Injection?

Appdome is a no-code mobile app security platform designed to add security features, like Block Memory Injection to any Android app without coding. This KB shows mobile developers, DevSec and security professionals how to use Appdome’s simple ‘click to build’ user interface to quickly and easily prevent advanced tools from hacking Android apps.

Appdome Block Memory Injection Detects and prevents code injection libraries such as MobileSubstrate from running against this app. Appdome also detects code injected into the app’s process memory.

3 Easy Steps to Block Memory Injection in Android and iOS apps

Please follow these 3 easy steps to protect Android apps against piracy using Block Memory Injection

  1. Upload an Android App to Appdome’s no code security platform (.apk or .aab)
  2. In the Build Tab, under HackZero, Select Anti-Hacking and Toggle on Block Memory Injection(shown below)
  3. Click Build My App

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Congratulations! The Android app is now protected against Memory Injection.

Appdome’s no-code mobile app security platform offers mobile developers, DevSec and security professionals a convenient and reliable way to protect Android apps using Block Memory Injection. When a user clicks “Build My App,” Appdome leverages a microservice architecture filled with 1000s of security plugins, and an adaptive code generation engine that matches the correct required plugins to the development environment, frameworks, and methods in each app.


Prerequisites to Block Memory Injection

No Coding Dependency

Using Appdome, there are no development or coding prerequisites to build secured apps that can Block Memory Injection in iOS and Android apps. There is no SDK and no library to manually code or implement in the app. The Appdome technology adds the relevant standards, frameworks, and logic to the app automatically, with no manual development work at all.

How to Sign & Publish Secured Mobile Apps Built on Appdome

After successfully securing your app using Appdome, there are several available options to complete your project, depending on your app lifecycle or workflow. These include:

Or, see this quick reference Releasing Secured Android & iOS Apps built on Appdome.

More Mobile App Security Resources

Here are a few related resources:


Check out Appdome’s Mobile App Security Suite or request a demo at any time.

If you have any questions, please send them our way at or via the chat window on the Appdome platform.

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