Detecting DoubleLocker Ransomware

What is DoubleLocker? Security researchers at ESET discovered a new ransomware infecting Android phones called DoubleLocker. DoubleLocker is an exploit that encrypts data on the infected device and then changes the device PIN to a random number. Victims remain locked out of their device unless they pay a ransom to the hackers. DoubleLocker spreads in the very same way … Read More

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 modern protected Wi-Fi networks and … Read More

Validating Machine Learning Detection of Mobile Malware

Zimperium’s core machine learning engine, z9, has a proven track record of detecting zero-day exploits. We recently announced an extension of the framework that detects previously unknown mobile malware. This extension is known as “z9 for Mobile Malware”, and was officially announced in September 2017. Internally, the code name has been “Cogito”, so this research … Read More

Zimperium Named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape for Mobile Threat Management

Zimperium has been positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape* on worldwide Mobile Threat Management Security Software. The IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. Mike Jennett, research vice … Read More

MobileIron and Zimperium Create First Real Time Detection and Remediation for Mobile Threats

Zimperium and MobileIron are coming together and simplifying mobile threat defense. MobileIron will integrate with Zimperium’s machine learning based threat detection and provide a comprehensive security solution for enterprise customers. The integration of our machine-learning driven threat detection with MobileIron’s security and compliance engine provides enterprises with speed and scalability as they automate the process … Read More