Posts in "Mobile Malware"

Zimperium Discovers MobOk Malware Left Undetected by AV Industry for Months

zLabs researchers have uncovered a new variant of the MobOk campaign. The samples found evaded detection by AV vendors for months. Zimperium worked with Google to ensure removal from the Play Store.  The new variant samples: Hide themselves from mobile antivirus (AV) vendors; Subscribe to premium mobile services; Avoid image-based CAPTCHA; Avoid two-factor authentication (2FA); … Read More

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. “Hide” – How Covert Malware Made it into Apple’s App Store

Today, enterprises feature a mixture of corporate and employee-owned mobile devices with the average individual downloading anywhere from 60 to 90 apps onto his/her mobile device. A fact keeping many CISOs up at night because while most apps are safe, even one malicious app – inadvertently downloaded – can compromise an entire organization.  The Zimperium … Read More

New iOS Jailbreak Tools put Organizations at Risk

According to iDownloadBlog.com (iDB), “in an unforeseen turn of events, hacker Pwn20wnd released v3.5.0 of the unc0ver jailbreak tool to the general public Sunday morning with official support for iOS 12.4, the latest available firmware release from Apple with support for Apple Card.”  While users wanting to bypass existing Apple operating system precautions and take … Read More

What exactly is a mobile ______ attack?

Mobile devices contain or have access to the same information as traditional endpoints. While billions of dollars have been spent protecting and securing traditional endpoints, very little has been invested to protect mobile device endpoints. Attackers work on the same model as any other business: where do they get the greatest return on their investment … Read More