Stagefright: One Year Later

It’s been exactly one year since Joshua J. Drake, our zLabs VP of Platform Research and Exploitation, disclosed Stagefright — one of the worst Android vulnerabilities to date. Stagefright impacted nearly 1 billion Android devices total, and up to 850 million devices remain vulnerable as of March 2016. Stagefright gives attackers, armed with only a … Read More

Reflecting on Stagefright Patches

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 CVE-2015-3864 can be exploited remotely and reliably via the browser. The number of Android devices is estimated to be between 1.4 and 2 billion. Scaling our statistics … Read More

Video: Zimperium takes over Nexus 6 using Stagefright

Just how safe is your phone from hackers? Our own zLabs VP of Research Joshua Drake and founder and chairman Zuk Avraham sat down with Crime Watch Daily’s Ana Garcia to show viewers just how dangerous hackers abusing the Stagefright vulnerabilities can be. One of the most common ways for hackers to take over a person’s … Read More

Zimperium zLabs is Raising the Volume: New Vulnerability Processing MP3/MP4 Media.

By:Zuk Avraham Follow Zuk Avraham (@ihackbanme)Joshua Drake Follow Joshua Drake (@jduck)Nikias Bassen Follow Nikias Bassen (@pimskeks) Following our discovery of vulnerabilities in the Stagefright library in April, Zimperium Mobile Threat Protection, zLabs VP of Research Joshua J. Drake continued researching media processing in Android. His continued research, which focused on remote attacks against current devices, led … Read More