Earlier this week, Zimperium (@ZIMPERIUM), the leader in mobile threat protection, unveiled a major vulnerability in Android – Stagefright. Joshua Drake (@jduck), VP of Platform Research and Exploitation and a senior member of Zimperium zLabs, proactively studied the code. According to a few firms, other people have identified vulnerabilities in Stagefright which lead us to … Read More
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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
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 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
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