Posts in "Mobile Malware"

Zimperium customers are safe from Samsung Keyboard Security Risk

A potential security risk has been discovered on a large number of Android Smartphones as discovered by Nowsecure. Some of the latest devices, such as Samsung Galaxy S6, and Galaxy S5, come pre-loaded with a third-party keyboard app, SwiftKey, which fetches an update over unsecure and invalidated channel. This allows the attacker on the same Wifi … Read More

Telegram App Store Secret-Chat Messages in Plain-Text Database

EDIT: The following post * was not on a rooted or jailbroken device *. In order to access the plain-text secret-chat database containing the messages, we used our implementation of CVE-2014-3153. The claims that the device is rooted / jailbroken are incorrect and misleading. I will start by quoting CryptoFail blog “Telegram is an encrypted … Read More

Millions impacted by infected Android Apps

Millions of Android users have been impacted recently by malware masquerading as a card game called Durak, an IQ test and a history app. The discovery was made by Avast security researcher, Flip Chytry. The malware contains fake ads that pop-up whenever an unsuspecting user unlocks their device. The ads warn users about fake issues … Read More

The Real Mobile Threat Landscape

What Is a Mobile Threat? The sophistication and continuous evolution of advanced threats is a serious problem for modern enterprises. Mobile malware, malicious apps, targeted data-stealing attacks on iOS and Android devices are introducing new challenges for IT security. Like viruses and malware that can infect your PC, there are a variety of security threats … Read More

Nation-state attacks exist on iOS

Yesterday reports surfaced about China potentially using malware targeted at iPhone users to spy on Hong Kong protesters. Is it possible that a nation-state attack on an iOS device would be so bold as to use the words ODAY in its attack? Possibly… But what’s more important here is not the accuracy of the attack … Read More