SATURN Software deobfuscation framework based on LLVM

Introduction For a variety of security reasons, obfuscating code is a best practice for mobile app developers. Legitimate app developers use obfuscation to protect intellectual property and prevent attacks against their code, and malware providers use it to hide malicious capabilities. Not surprisingly, in the cat-and-mouse game of cybersecurity, this creates a compelling need for … Read More

Gartner 2019 Market Guide for Mobile Threat Defense

“Security leaders should integrate the MTD solution with their incumbent UEM tool. Where devices must stay unmanaged, security leaders should use MTD to protect the enterprise infrastructure.” –                                  Gartner “Market Guide for Mobile Threat Defense,” November 2019 Gartner recently … Read More

Privacy and Security Issues Found in Popular Shopping Apps

Just in time for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the holiday shopping season, we investigated the most recent versions* of 30 of the leading, well-known mobile shopping applications to see how the application providers protect users from security and privacy risks.  The results based on our Advanced Application Analysis z3A technology are alarming: 100% of … Read More

How Zimperium’s z9 Detected Unknown Mobile Malware Overlooked by the AV Industry

Introduction Thousands of new malicious apps are being released for mobile devices every day. And thousands more variations of older malware are being released too. Unfortunately, many of these new/old threats are not being detected by the existing mobile malware technology. Organizations need next generation machine learning-based solutions that can effectively detect these unknown malware … Read More

The Unpatchable Checkra1n Exploit

Today, the “unpatchable” jailbreak known as  Checkra1n (Device Compatibility) was officially released and generally available. Checkra1n is unprecedented in potential impact with millions of devices at risk as a result of the extensive device and iOS targets. While this should concern anyone using any of the targeted devices or iOS versions, those using Zimperium’s zIPS … Read More