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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 creat
Publish At:2019-11-21 14:50 | Read:222 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security

Long-Patched Vulnerabilities Still Present in Many Popular Android Apps

Critical vulnerabilities that have been fixed years ago are still present in many popular Android applications due to their developer’s failure to apply patches available for third-party components.Researchers at Check Point have selected three critical arbitrary code execution vulnerabilities patched in 2014, 2015 and 2016 in widely used third-party librari
Publish At:2019-11-21 12:00 | Read:260 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Vulnerabilities Mobile &

Zimperium Named a Representative Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Mobile Threat Defense, 2019

“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 published the latest version of their Marke
Publish At:2019-11-20 17:25 | Read:177 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Gartner

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
Publish At:2019-11-20 12:25 | Read:134 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security Mobile Security Android apps iOS mobile endpoin

Army's Use of TikTok App Raises Concerns on Capitol Hill

The Army's use of a China-owned video app called TikTok as part of a new campaign to recruit young people into the service is raising concerns on Capitol Hill.Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer sent a letter to Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy asking about potential national security risks posed by the social media platform.Schumer said national security experts have
Publish At:2019-11-20 12:00 | Read:186 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy

Kaspersky Security Bulletin 2019. Advanced threat predictions for 2020

Nothing is more difficult than making predictions. Rather than trying to gaze into a crystal ball, we will be making educated guesses based on what has happened during the last 12 months, to see where we can see trends that might be exploited in the near future. This is what we think might happen in the coming months, based on the knowledge of experts in thi
Publish At:2019-11-20 06:05 | Read:219 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Kaspersky Security Bulletin Data theft Electronic P

Vulnerabilities in Android Camera Apps Exposed Millions of Users to Spying

Vulnerabilities discovered by researchers in the Android camera apps provided by Google and Samsung could have been exploited by malicious actors to spy on hundreds of millions of users.Cybersecurity firm Checkmarx reported on Tuesday that its researchers have found a way to abuse Android camera applications to conduct a wide range of spying activities, incl
Publish At:2019-11-19 12:00 | Read:118 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Vulnerabilities Mobile &

WhatsApp Vulnerability Allows Code Execution Via Malicious MP4 File

A security vulnerability in WhatsApp that was made public last week could be abused to execute arbitrary code remotely on affected devices.Tracked as CVE-2019-11931, the issue is a stack-based buffer overflow that can be triggered by sending a specially crafted MP4 file via WhatsApp, Facebook explains in an advisory.The buffer overflow occurs when the applic
Publish At:2019-11-18 10:45 | Read:146 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Vulnerabilities Mobile &

Corellium: Apple Sued Us After Failed Acquisition Attempt

Florida-based virtualization company Corellium claims that the copyright infringement lawsuit filed by Apple comes in response to a failed acquisition attempt.Corellium provides a virtual iPhone that can be used to find vulnerabilities and other types of bugs, and to test the functionality of mobile applications on different versions of the iPhone and the iO
Publish At:2019-11-14 22:15 | Read:131 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Mobile & Wireless Ma

Canada Spy Agencies Split Over Proposed Huawei 5G Ban: Media

Canada's spy agencies are divided over whether or not to ban Chinese technology giant Huawei from fifth generation (5G) networks over security concerns, the Globe and Mail reported Wednesday.The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) and the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) were tasked with conducting a cybersecurity review to evaluate the
Publish At:2019-11-13 22:15 | Read:200 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus &

How to Increase your Mobile Device Security with MobileIron MTD (Powered by Zimperium)

To alleviate all user adoption issues and provide complete mobile security, MobileIron has integrated Zimperium’s technology directly into the MobileIron agent. Known as “MobileIron Threat Defense,” this enables unparalleled on-device detection and remediation of mobile threats. Since 2007, MobileIron has been the leader in mobile enterprise security.
Publish At:2019-11-12 00:25 | Read:147 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Mobile Threat Defense advanced mobile threat

Zimperium Analyzes TikTok’s Security and Privacy Risks

Several news outlets over the last few days are talking about how TikTok, the viral short video app where millions of teens post comedy skits set to music, is under fire from U.S. lawmakers.   CNN reports US lawmakers on both sides of the aisle warn that the app could pose a national security risk, and are calling on regulators and intelligence agencies to
Publish At:2019-11-12 00:25 | Read:179 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security Mobile Threat Defense Android apps iOS mobile M

Zimperium Announces Mobile Threat Defense for BYOD users with Microsoft Intune

Today, Microsoft announced an exciting new capability providing additional benefits to users of apps protected by Microsoft Intune app protection policies. You can read the official announcement here. Zimperium device risk-based evaluation is now integrated with Microsoft Intune for protected apps on non-enrolled devices to add another layer of protection f
Publish At:2019-11-12 00:25 | Read:179 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Mobile Threat Defense News Partners BYOD Ent

Zimperium and Google Partner to Fight Bad Apps through App Defense Alliance

We are thrilled to announce Google has selected us to help ensure the safety of the millions of apps in the Google Play Store through its App Defense Alliance.    As a member of the App Defense Alliance, Google will provide us access to mobile apps as they are being queued to publish in the Google Play Store. Through our advanced machine learning-based z9 t
Publish At:2019-11-12 00:25 | Read:194 | Comments:0 | Tags:Android Machine Learning Mobile Malware Mobile Security News

Zimperium and VMware Partner to Deliver Mobile Threat Data into VMware Workspace ONE Intelligence

As the global leader in mobile device and app security, Zimperium is excited to announce that we have joined the VMware Workspace ONE Trust Network. As part of this network, we will be leveraging VMware’s newly announced API to provide mobile threat data directly into VMware Workspace ONE Intelligence.    VMware Workspace ONE Trust Network The Workspace ONE
Publish At:2019-11-12 00:25 | Read:163 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Mobile Threat Defense advanced mobile threat

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