New Advanced Android Malware Posing as “System Update”

Another week, and another major mobile security risk. A few weeks ago, Zimperium zLabs researchers disclosed unsecured cloud configurations exposing information in thousands of legitimate iOS and Android apps (you can read more about it in our blog). This week, zLabs is warning Android users about a sophisticated new malicious app. The new malware disguises … Read More

Joker is No Laughing Matter: 64 New Variants Discovered in Less Than a Month

As part of Google’s App Defense Alliance, Zimperium helps make the Android ecosystem safer by processing all apps before they reach Google Play. However, malicious applications can find their way to user’s devices through third party stores, sideloaded applications and malicious websites that trick users into downloading and installing apps.  In this blog we will: … Read More

Threat Advisory: BlackRock Mobile Malware

What is it? BlackRock – an advanced Android malware derived from Xeres malware – evades detection and steals login credentials or credit card data from 337 different mobile banking, shopping, lifestyle, and video apps. BlackRock was disclosed in July 2020 by ThreatFabric. The Zimperium z9 engine had begun detecting early variants of BlackRock in the … Read More