High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

by RSS Michael Perna  |  June 21, 2014  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  July 29, 2013  |  Category: Security Research
Up to now, mobile malware were certainly growing, but still minor compared to PC malware. Well, this is about to change. We have recently acknowledged a mobile malware getting in our top 10 virus activity, where usually there were only PC malware....
by RSS Ruchna Nigam  |  March 25, 2013  |  Category: Security Research
Insomni'hack 2013 took place last week at Geneva and I had the opportunity to attend. Insomni'hack DAY 1 consisted of one day workshops on subjects ranging from "Linux exploitation" to "How to make sure your Pentest Report is never empty". I had...
by RSS Ruchna Nigam  |  February 06, 2013  |  Category: Security Research
Android/Claco.A!tr is a new mobile malware that has been in the news recently for it's unique ability to infect PCs. Even though we've seen an attack vector of this kind on the Symbian OS before (SymbOS/CardTrap), this would be the first of it's kin...
by RSS Ruchna Nigam  |  January 14, 2013  |  Category: Security Research
I recently came across an Android malware sample that does your usual data stealing i.e. leaking data from the victim's phone such as the phone number, contact information etc. Most vendors name this sample Uranico (Android.Uranico, Trojan:Android/U...
by RSS Ruchna Nigam  |  September 18, 2012  |  Category: Security Research
While going through our regular (and never-ending) supply of malicious Android samples, we came across an interesting variant a couple of days back. Like most Android Trojans these days, the piece of malware benefits by sending out SMS messages from...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  July 30, 2012  |  Category: Security Research
I had always wanted to look into Firefox OS. It's done. I created my first application. What kind of application does a reverse engineer write as first app? A CrackMe of course. You can try it: the sources are available here. But, honestly, it is r...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  July 30, 2012  |  Category: Security Research
"Is mobile malware really an issue?" is probably among the most frequent questions my friends ask me regarding my work. I usually like to answer indirectly with a graph as below: Figure 1. Evolution of malicious Android samples. Light blue curve...
by RSS Ruchna Nigam  |  July 30, 2012  |  Category: Security Research
Last week the security world was abuzz with news of a new attack vector for mobile attacks. The malware was sent to the accounts of Tibetan human rights advocates and activists from the hacked account of one of the activists regarding the the World U...
by RSS Stefanie Hoffman  |  July 05, 2012  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
It’s no secret that Android malware is starting to run rampant on users’ phones with no immediate signs of slowdown. And numerous reports indicate that the numbers continue to climb exponentially upward. To give you a taste of what’s lurking ou...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  December 15, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
It doesn't happen that often altogether that mobile malware specifically come from France and propagate in France. It however seems to be the case this time for an Android malware named Foncy - not that there should be any national pride in creating...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  November 16, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
In the AV industry, one of the golden rules is to make sure that, during analysis, we do not in any way help the malware authors and/or propagate their offspring. This requires special care in the case of malware for mobile phones, because, on the o...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  September 16, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
Yes, you have probably heard the news: a new variant of Spitmo - Zitmo/ZeuS's counterpart for SpyEye, which previously targeted Symbian phones only - has recently been spotted on Android. The scenario is the same as before: a victim, browsing on a P...
by RSS Guillaume Lovet  |  January 27, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
Tomorrow starts the quite famous - and ever sold-out - security conference Shmoocon, held in Washington DC until Sunday. The keynote this year will be filled by Peiter Mudge Zatko, inventor of L0phtcrack and early pioneer of buffer overflows. Amon...

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