High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  January 12, 2015  |  Category: Security Research
As malware continues to grow on Android (900K malicious samples and 1,300 new per day), we sometimes forget attacks can also affect other devices... like Amazon's Kindle. The Kindle indeed runs Fire OS, a fork of Android. Thus, in several cases,...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  October 30, 2014  |  Category: Security Research
This is a follow up post on Operation Emmental. If you are not aware of Emmental, please read this white paper, and our previous blog post. I wouldn't deserve to sign my posts as 'the Crypto Girl' if I didn't mention crypto in Android's Emmental mal...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  October 29, 2014  |  Category: Security Research
The conference started with Adi Shamir's keynote. As it was covered at length by rootshell, I won't be discussing it in this post - apart from the fact that I was really happy to listen to such a brilliant mind like Adi Shamir. I also appreciated his...
by RSS Michael Perna  |  October 24, 2014  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  October 21, 2014  |  Category: Security Research
A long time ago, I posted a video showing how to control Zitmo (the mobile component of ZeuS). It turns out you can (nearly) do exactly the same with Emmental. If you are not aware of Operation Emmental, please jump to this excellent white paper. So...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  October 09, 2014  |  Category: Security Research
If you have any interest in Android packers, or how to reverse mobile malware that use such packers, please don't miss Ruchna's upcoming talk at Hacktivity . Android Packers: Separating from the Pack - 11. October 2014. 11:20 - 12:05 If you feel li...
by RSS Michael Perna  |  September 19, 2014  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
by RSS Ruchna Nigam  |  September 15, 2014  |  Category: Security Research
A recent news article described email as the undying "cockroach of the Internet". To validate this statement, seeing some of the Android malware samples I've analyzed recently, malware authors might share that sentiment. In 2013, we saw the first An...
by RSS Michael Perna  |  September 06, 2014  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
by RSS Michael Perna  |  August 29, 2014  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  July 25, 2014  |  Category: Security Research
Once again, SherlockDroid/Alligator spotted a potentially unwanted application for us. The application is a Chinese flirting social networking application whose security level is distressingly low. We detect it as Riskware/Blued!Android. Figure 1....
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  July 07, 2014  |  Category: Security Research
Yet another discovery from our SherlockDroid/Alligator, while we were scanning an 'alternative' marketplace for Android : Android/Odpa.A!tr.spy This sample consists of a smartphone cleaner, giving the end-user the opportunity to clean up obsolete or...
by RSS Ruchna Nigam  |  June 25, 2014  |  Category: Security Research
Ransomware is a type of malware that restricts usage of the device it infects, demanding a ransom from the end-user in order to regain control over the device. Now, the malware could actually damage/encrypt the system and the files on it or it could...
by RSS Michael Perna  |  June 14, 2014  |  Category: Industry Trends & News

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