Posts in "Threat Research"

zLabs at BSides Las Vegas: Where Android security helps and fails

This week at BSides Las Vegas, zLabs’ security researcher, Tamir Zahavi-Brunner (@tamir_zb) is conducting a session titled “Treble or Trouble: Where Android’s latest security enhancements help, and where they fail.” Tamir’s work is another example of why zLabs is recognized as the world’s most qualified and talented collection of researchers focused 100% exclusively on mobile Here is the abstract for Tamir’s … Read More

aLTEr: POC Exploit of LTE Layer Two

Long Term Evolution (LTE) is the latest mobile telephony standard designed to bring many security improvements over the predecessor standard known as the Global System for Mobile (GSM). In a new research paper, security researchers from Ruhr-Universität Bochum and New York University Abu Dhabi outline attacks that could allow sophisticated hackers to spy on users’ … Read More

RAMpage: The Latest Rowhammer-esque Android Vulnerability

On June 28th, a group of eight academics across three different universities released a research paper outlining a new Android vulnerability called “RAMpage”.  It’s a variation of previous attacks that use the Rowhammer hardware vulnerability to run malicious code by changing what’s stored in a device’s memory (RAM) and has the potential of data loss … Read More

The New zANTI: Mobile Penetration & Security Analysis Toolkit

zANTI is an easy to use penetration testing and a security analysis toolkit. With zANTI you can simulate real-world, commonly-used malicious cyberattack techniques. Using zANTI, you will quickly discover unsafe elements in your networks, and in your devices that are connected to those networks. Using zANTI, you will understand unsafe conditions on your devices in three layers: OS, applications and actual … Read More