Posts in "Mobile Threat Defense"

Jailbreak versus Compromise…

We see a lot of confusion in the market about precisely what it means to jailbreak a device–and that confusion could lead to serious problems, especially regarding a hacker performing a jailbreak to attack a device. The security industry is notoriously full of acronyms, buzzwords and generally opaque jargon. Here at Zimperium, we try to keep … Read More

Zero Packet Inspection

Introduction In this blogpost I describe the history of z9, our detection engine. I will show its performance over reference data sets commonly used in the machine learning community. I’ll then describe how we apply it to detect networks attacks without any type of packet inspection. Eventually, we encourage you to participate by helping us gather and validate performance data from … Read More

zIPS and “Android for Work”

zIPS, the leading mobile threat defense solution, now provides tailored protection for Android for Work use cases. Enterprise IT and security professionals have been working with corporate end-users for decades to keep their desktops, laptops and servers secure. So you might think that those professionals would have a lock on what users will tolerate when … Read More

NDAY-2017-0106: Elevation of Privilege in NVIDIA nvhost-vic driver

By: Zuk Avraham Follow Zuk Avraham (@ihackbanme) Nicolas Trippar Follow Nicolas Trippar (@ntrippar) zNID: NDAY-2017-0106 CVE: CVE-2016-2434 Type: Elevation of Privileges Platform: Android 6.0.1 Device type: Nexus 9 Zimperium protection: Detected the exploit without an update. Zimperium partners and customers do not need to take any action to detect this exploit on all affected devices. Android bulletin: … Read More