Pegasus Spyware Resurfaces with Newly Revealed Zero-Click Vulnerability

On September 13, The Citizen Lab revealed new research surrounding the Pegasus spyware campaign, presenting further details around their discovery of a zero-click vulnerability targeting Apple devices across the entire endpoint ecosystem. In response to the disclosure, Apple has released security updates for all their devices from mobile to desktop. With Zimperium’s machine learning detection … Read More

Financial Apps Are Not As Safe As You Think

The Rise of Financial Mobile Apps Financial mobile applications help businesses across all sectors take advantage of growing markets. They create additional value through improved customer experience and reduce costs through process automation. Whether used for traditional banking or payment processing, apps are changing how businesses operate. This steep but steady trend in mobile fintech … Read More

NSA Reports Rise in Publicly Known and Active Wi-Fi Attacks

The United States National Security Agency (NSA) recently released a Cybersecurity Information Sheet, “Securing Wireless Devices in Public Settings,” outlining the risks and recommended security best practices for users accessing public WiFi networks. The document provides reasonable recommendations for users in organizations that have not taken proactive measures to detect and mitigate risks via mobile … Read More

Zimperium Announces Government User Group

The modern public sector organization faces an increasingly sophisticated array of cyber threats, putting critical data and infrastructure constantly at risk. The recently distributed workforce only increases these threat vectors, especially with the implementation and adoption of mobile endpoints. Whether the agency has adopted bring your own device (BYOD), government furnished equipment (GFE), corporate-owned personally-owned … Read More

FlyTrap Android Malware Compromises Thousands of Facebook Accounts

A new Android Trojan codenamed FlyTrap has hit at least 140 countries since March 2021 and has spread to over 10,000 victims through social media hijacking, third-party app stores, and sideloaded applications. Zimperium’s zLabs mobile threat research teams recently found several previously undetected applications using Zimperium’s z9 malware engine and on-device detection. Following their forensic … Read More