Posts in "Threat Research"

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

Threat Advisory: RedDrop

RedDrop is another in the long line of Android spyware apps. The malware has captured attention because of its ability to turn on microphones and exfiltrate sensitive data, but unfortunately that doesn’t make it unique. While there appears to be an elaborate network behind it, RedDrop is simply another Android spyware variant that utilizes well-known … Read More