Posts in "Threat Research"

DoubleDirect – Zimperium Discovers Full-Duplex ICMP Redirect Attacks in the Wild

By: Esteban Pellegrino, Zuk Avraham, Patrick Murray and Rachel Ackerly. Zimperium Mobile Security Labs have investigated during the last year a dangerous type of attack technique in the wild being exploited by attackers. Aptly named “DoubleDirect,” this attack is a type of “Man-in-the-Middle” attack (MITM) enabling an attacker to redirect a victim’s traffic to the … Read More

Detection of TowelRoot & Exploits of CVE-2014-3153

  Today we had the opportunity to see the engine of zIPS our Mobile IPS in action on a newly published vulnerability. As a reminder, we prefer complex problems, hence security on mobile devices is where we can think of out of the box ideas to solve security problems while still complying with smartphone rules … Read More