Privacy vs. Security

If you think about it, practically every type of security product in the market provides security through surveillance. Surveillance is the act of keeping a close watch over someone or something in order to prevent or detect. In law enforcement it’s looking for crime but in an IT sense it’s monitoring for cyber activity. Either … Read More

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Zimperium Named ‘Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company’ by Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

While our team is proud of every accolade we’ve received, it is especially humbling to be honored by a group of our cybersecurity professional peers. That is why we’re thrilled to announce that Zimperium was voted Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company in the 2016 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards. The awards program is produced in cooperation with the … Read More

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Zimperium Applauds Google’s Rapid Response to Unpatched Kernel Exploit

On March 15th, Zimperium’s zIPS Mobile Threat Protection solution identified a zero-day mobile attack and its zLabs research team immediately reported the exploit to the Android Security Team. The reported attack is delivered via a publicly-available rooting application, KingRoot, using an unpatched local elevation of privilege vulnerability in the kernel reported as CVE-2015-1805. Affected devices are … Read More

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Reflecting on Stagefright Patches

By: Zuk Avraham Follow Zuk Avraham (@ihackbanme) Oren DBFollow Oren DB (@noy_oren) Joshua DrakeFollow Joshua Drake (@jduck) Nikias BassenFollow Nikias Bassen (@pimskeks) Yaniv KartaFollow Yaniv Karta (@shokoluv) 42.84% of Android devices tested are vulnerable to CVE-2015-3864. Although Google issued an update to the Hangout app that disabled automatic processing of media files, we know that … Read More

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