Not everyday you get to wake up an entire eco-system ! Stagefright discovery by Joshua Drake (@jduck) at Zimperium – Mobile Threat Protection. At the time of writing this blog, ZHA has more than 25 members, comprising top 3 Android smartphone vendors, and 5 out of top 10 mobile carriers (by revenue) globally. Zimperium Handset Alliance (ZHA) … Read More
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The Stagefright vulnerability has been one of the hottest topics of discussion in the security industry since it was announced. In order to provide a detailed insight into the vulnerability and ease of exploitation, zLabs VP of Platform Research and Exploitation, Joshua Drake (@jduck) prepared the video below that demonstrates the attack. You can watch the … Read More
By: Zuk Avraham Follow Zuk Avraham (@ihackbanme) Joshua DrakeFollow Joshua Drake (@jduck) Yaniv KartaFollow Yaniv Karta (@shokoluv) Reflecting on our collective experiences in the Android ecosystem, especially recent events around Stagefright, we were reminded of several deficiencies in the way that Android security update ecosystem works. To help address these issues, we are pleased to … Read More
While the world was going through the emails and exploits that Hacking Team’s leak revealed, we tested our mobile threat protection solution with one of the most advanced attack mechanisms. The result? Zimperium customers are safe from Hacking Team’s attacks, without any engine update! Hacking Team used advanced mobile APT techniques that bypass ALL of … Read More
The rise of Android-developed malware is creating a serious problem for organizations. Research firm Strategy Analytics found that “81.3 percent of smartphones sold in the third quarter of 2013 were powered by Android” and that number is continuing to soar. The increasing popularity of these devices is attracting cyber criminals who have started to view … Read More