aLTEr: POC Exploit of LTE Layer Two

Long Term Evolution (LTE) is the latest mobile telephony standard designed to bring many security improvements over the predecessor standard known as the Global System for Mobile (GSM). In a new research paper, security researchers from Ruhr-Universität Bochum and New York University Abu Dhabi outline attacks that could allow sophisticated hackers to spy on users’ … Read More

ziVA: Zimperium’s iOS Video Audio Kernel Exploit

Follow @doadam Following my previous post, I’m releasing ziVA: a fully chained iOS kernel exploit that (should) work on all the iOS devices running iOS 10.3.1 or earlier. The exploit itself consists of multiple vulnerabilities that were discovered all in the same module: AppleAVEDriver. The exploit will be covered in depth in my HITBGSEC talk … Read More

Jailbreak versus Compromise…

We see a lot of confusion in the market about precisely what it means to jailbreak a device–and that confusion could lead to serious problems, especially regarding a hacker performing a jailbreak to attack a device. The security industry is notoriously full of acronyms, buzzwords and generally opaque jargon. Here at Zimperium, we try to keep … Read More