BlackRock Malware

BlackRock Mobile Malware

BlackRock – an advanced Android malware derived from Xeres malware – evades detection and steals login credentials or credit card data from 337 different mobile banking, shopping, lifestyle, and video apps. BlackRock was disclosed in July 2020 by ThreatFabric. The Zimperium z9 engine had begun detecting early variants of BlackRock in the weeks prior to …

2020 Mobile App Breaches

The below timeline includes notable mobile app breaches, failures, and data leaks in 2020. Scroll through the dozens of stories to learn about the more prominent breaches.  The timeline is built using Timeline JS from The Northwestern University Knight Lab.

Data Visualization: Mobile Banking App Risks and Vulnerabilities

This data visualization is constructed using Google Data Studio using a data set of mobile banking app security risks and vulnerabilities. The data set was formulated using a mobile app scanning and testing platform from Zimperium. by Scott Kingin Data Visualization, Mobileon Posted onJune 4, 2020

App Shielding and In-App Protection

This presentation describes the differences between application shielding or hardening technologies and in-app protection. Application shielding is a set of technologies that modify and obfuscate an application’s binary code. App shielding makes an application more tamper-resistant, protecting against intellectual property theft, piracy, and vulnerability discovery by reverse engineering, and unauthorized access. It creates a more resilient …