How to Prevent SSL Session Reuse in Android & iOS Apps

Last updated August 7, 2021 by Alan Bavosa

Learn how to Prevent SSL Session Reuse and Session Reclaiming in Android & iOS Apps – no code or coding.

How preventing SSL Session Reuse protects Android & iOS Apps

Mobile apps often store authentication information, credentials, tokens, or other artifacts to maintain state and improve the user experience. Whatever the reason, it’s prudent to take measures to protect this valuable information because stale sessions can also be reused and reclaimed by hackers and used in their attacks. And many times such reuse of sessions may go unnoticed for months or longer.  Appdome detects and prohibits session reuse and reclaimed SessionID for stale TLS sessions so that hackers cannot reuse them in their attacks.

Appdome is a no-code mobile app security platform designed to add security features, like preventing SSL Session Reuse. This KB shows mobile developers, DevSec and security professionals how to use Appdome’s simple ‘click to build’ user interface to quickly and easily protect mobile data in transit. 

 3 Easy Steps to Prevent SSL Session Reuse in iOS and Android apps.

Please follow these 3 easy steps to prevent SSL Session Reuse in iOS and Android apps.

  1. Upload an Android or iOS App to Appdome’s no code security platform (.apk, .aab, or .ipa)
  2. In the Build Tab, under Security, Click  Secure Communication, switch on iOS/Android MitM Prevention
  3. Click Build My App

For iOS apps:

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For Android apps:

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Prevent SSL Session Reuse is added to the app automatically whenever you implement Appdome MitM Prevention for any iOS or Android app.

Appdome’s no-code mobile app security platform offers mobile developers, DevSec and security professionals a convenient and reliable way to protect Android and iOS apps with Prevent SSL Session Reuse. 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 Prevent SSL Session Reuse in Android & iOS Apps

Here’s what you need to build secured apps with Appdome Prevent SSL Session Reuse.

No Coding Dependency

Using Appdome, there are no development or coding prerequisites to build secured apps with Prevent SSL Session Reuse. 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.

How Do I Learn More?

For related content, check out this article on  MiTM attack prevention

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