All posts tagged: mobile attacks

Malicious WiFi Connections: Welcome to RSA Conference 2019

Nicolás Chiaraviglio (@chiconara) We recently blogged about attacks perpetrated at WiFi networks in Barcelona before and during the 2019 Mobile World Congress (MWC). We found an astonishing amount: estimating more than 7,000 threats in less than four days. Furthermore, 25 percent of those threats were detected in hotels, and of those, 70 percent […]

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aLTEr: POC Exploit of LTE Layer Two

Long Term Evolution (LTE) is the latest mobile telephony standard designed to bring many security improvements over the predecessor standard known as the Global System for Mobile (GSM). In a new research paper, security researchers from Ruhr-Universität Bochum and New York University Abu Dhabi outline attacks that could allow sophisticated […]

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Webinar: Rise of the Machine (Learning)

Webinar will share the use of machine learning in mobile security and how to identify the machine learning solutions that are (and are not) effective in stopping known and unknown mobile threats. Zimperium is hosting a webinar for customers, media and the general public. John Michelsen, Zimperium’s chief technology officer, […]

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Dissecting mobile native code packers. A case study.

As mobile malware advances to the levels of desktop malware, it’s not uncommon to stumble upon protected APKs while analysing malware. Most of the times, the sample is simply obfuscated via classes/variables name stripping from the DEX file and/or strings obfuscation; but other times several layers divide the researcher from […]

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Zimperium Global Threat Report – Q3 2017

Zimperium has released it’s latest summary report on mobile threats seen at its customers. The latest report summarizes mobile threats recorded from July 1 to September 30, 2017, for device risks, network threats, and app malware, click bots, and privacy abuse. Data in the “Zimperium Global Threat Report” is initiated by Zimperium’s mobile […]

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Detecting KRACK Man in the Middle Attacks

What is KRACK? KRACK (Key Reinstallation attaCKs, KRACKs) is a serious weakness in the WPA2 protocol. WPA2 secures all modern protected Wi-Fi networks including those used by smartphones. Attackers within physical range of a Wi-Fi network can exploit protocol weaknesses by using key reinstallation attacks. The attack works against all […]

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Cutting Through The Weekly Mobile Security Noise: Data Breach Recap

“We have known for a long time that there are significant vulnerabilities,” Obama said during a press conference in Germany. “And these vulnerabilities are going to accelerate for a long time.” The President commented on the chaos we’ve seen over the past few weeks, where a number of large scale […]

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Don’t take a knife to a gunfight – the mobile security dilemma

Zimperium is growing with more customers, partners and most recently, more talent! We’re pleased to announce the appointment of John Michelsen to the role of Chief Product Officer, CPO. John will be working closely to manage our development and product roadmap to continue our commitment to excellence for our enterprise […]

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