According to The Wall Street Journal’s article Apple Loses Bid to End App Antitrust Case in Supreme Court, “Consumers can sue Apple Inc. for forcing them to buy apps exclusively from the tech giant, the Supreme Court ruled Monday, threatening billions of dollars in revenue that the company is counting on to make up for … Read More
Posts in "Mobile Malware"
We’ve all seen them. They are annoying; can be abusive and sometimes malicious. It goes something like this: You’re navigating a web page to read an article on your mobile phone. Just as you start to read, the whole page is redirected. A full screen ad announces you’ve just won $1,000! Lucky you! Not really. … Read More
Zimperium, a global leader in enterprise mobile threat defense (MTD) and a leading provider of real-time, on-device protection against known and unknown mobile threats, hosted a series of webinars focusing on seven of the problem areas, or deadly sins, chief information security officers (CISOs) must address. Most organizations now realize that mobile devices are an unprotected endpoint … Read More
Analysis & Post By: Alex Calleja (@alximw) Matteo Favaro (@fvrmatteo) Advertising and click fraud campaigns are one of the most common mobile malware-based monetization techniques. Although they are considered a lawful income source in most app markets, they can put the user’s privacy at risk and even cause economic damage. Once again, Zimperium’s machine-learning based solution, … Read More
Analysis & Post By: Alex Calleja (@alximw) Matteo Favaro (@fvrmatteo) Introduction Since the beginning of 2018, researchers in Zimperium’s zLabs have been tracking a rise in the frequency and sophistication of applications that have been loaded outside of the official Google Play Store. Many of these have leveraged social engineering techniques such as duplicate Play Stores. … Read More