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Top iOS Security Researcher Joins zLabs

Zimperium kickstarted Q3, 2015 on a high note as Nikias Bassen, a world-renowned iOS security researcher, joined Zimperium. Nikias will be part of the zLabs, one of the most advanced mobile research and exploitation teams in the world. With zLabs (@zLabsProject) – led by company founder Zuk Avraham, Zimperium has combined the powers of top Android and iOS researchers to develop its advanced mobile security solutions.

Nikias PicNikias is part of the famous @evad3rs who released the evasi0n and evasi0n7 jailbreaks for iOS 6 and 7. He is also one of the masterminds behind the libimobiledevice project (http://libimobiledevice.org) – an open source implementation of the iOS device-computer communication protocols.

“I’m really excited to join Zimperium and happy that I got the opportunity to extend my research on iOS (and maybe more!).” said Nikias Bassen. “Really looking forward to work with great people on making the mobile platform world a safer place” – he added.

Most recently, Nikias was quoted by Forbes on China’s iPhone jailbreaking industrial complex. Read full story here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2015/06/26/china-iphone-jailbreak-industry/

Nikias will also be attending BlackHat USA and DEF CON 23 with the Zimperium team. You can meet him and the zLabs ninjas at #zParty4 in Vegas on August 6th. Connect with us on Twitter for more updates @Zimperium

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