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
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Follow @fvrmatteo On February 26, 2018, we received a notification from the detection system about a malicious sample with a suspicious package and Play Store name. We quickly verified the automatic analysis and confirmed the sample was actively trying to scam users to download it instead of the original BBC News mobile app. Fake … Read More
Following my previous blog post titled “New Crucial Vulnerabilities in Apple’s bluetoothd daemon”, I am releasing the vulnerability PoC. The PoC is released for educational purposes and evaluation by IT Administrators and Pentesters alike, and should not be used in any unintended way. Furthermore, this PoC and any other related material, is published only after … Read More
The mobile security arms race continues, OS update after OS update. With every update, it is a race against time before someone releases a new exploit that can allow users to jailbreak devices… or worse, remote attackers to compromise devices. While jailbreaking a mobile device can be fine (or even fun) for individuals, it increases … Read More
As mobile malware advances to the levels of desktop malware, it’s not uncommon to stumble upon protected APKs while analysing malware. Most of the times, the sample is simply obfuscated via classes/variables name stripping from the DEX file and/or strings obfuscation; but other times several layers divide the researcher from the original code, including: anti-debug: … Read More