Posts in "Mobile Malware"

Zimperium Webinar: Why One of the World’s Largest Independent Energy Companies Is Implementing Mobile Threat Defense – August 23, 2018

Webinar reveals why leading critical national infrastructure enterprises are implementing mobile threat defense. Zimperium is providing mobile security for electric utilities and other critical national infrastructure (CNI) enterprises. Customers, media and the general public watching the live webinar will discover why mobile devices are a security risk to these enterprises. Zimperium executive, JT Keating, vice … Read More

Zimperium Webinar: State of Mobile Device Threats

Webinar displays thousands of mobile threats Zimperium detected and how mobile devices are being used for surveillance and data theft. Zimperium is providing mobile threat data for customers, media and the general public via a live webinar. Zimperium executive, JT Keating, vice president of product strategy, will lead the session and answer questions. WHO: Zimperium, … Read More

Threat Advisory: Skygofree

Skygofree, another in the long line of Android based spyware, is being touted as one of the most advanced targeted surveillance tools ever seen on mobile devices. Skygofree is designed to enable surveillance and full device control by remote attackers. On unprotected mobile devices, Skygofree allows attackers to perform advanced attacks including location-based sound recording, … Read More

BankBot & Friends: Phishing Mobile Customers Like You Soon

Back in April of 2017, researchers discovered a new form of Android-targeting malware using fake overlay screens to mimic existing banking apps and steal user credentials. Distributed as benign apps in Google Play, BankBot-infected apps were posing as 20 entertainment and mobile banking apps. This first version of BankBot targeted a small number of institutions. In October … Read More

Fake WhatsApp… and the Real Malware zLabs Discovered

On November 3, 2017, some users of Reddit noticed two WhatsApp applications with the same developer name “WhatsApp Inc.” and started to investigate what looked like a fake update for the WhatsApp application. They quickly realized that the application has been downloaded more than one million times. As a part of Zimperium’s zLabs research team, … Read More