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Shellshock aka Bashdoor : The Vulnerability That Is Putting Your Organization At Risk

October 01, 2014
Since last Thursday, Shellshock has been making waves across the web with breaking news and a major threat to organizations at large. So unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably heard about Shellshock, a.k.a. Bashdoor. However, for those...

Tags: Data Protection, Mobile threats, Security, Malware, mobile security, Shellshock

iOS 8: The Three Security Issues You Might Not Know About

September 21, 2014
In the era of smartphones, keeping data private is very crucial especially considering all of the sensitive information we store and access on our mobile devices. In a world where the growing trend of BYOD is spreading at a tremendous...

Tags: BYOD, User privacy, Siri, Secure browsing, Security, mobile security, iOS security, ios app

Escalating Futex Vulnerability & How to Fix it

September 18, 2014
Last time we went over the two bugs in the futex kernel module and how these bugs allow us to potentially control a node in some kernel-residing linked list. This time, we'll discuss how to leverage these bugs...

Tags: futex,, Towel root, Mobile threats, Security, Malware, mobile security, rooting

The Futex Vulnerability

September 11, 2014

Here at AppDome, we take mobile security seriously. Naturally, the news of a new rooting mechanism aroused our curiosity and concern. The scarcity of publicly available resources prompted us to perform our own analysis of the vulnerability and the exploit, and try to distill some elements which could be used in order to boost the security level we provide in our solutions.The results of this analysis, we decided, ought to be shared with the public.

Tags: futex,, Towel root, Security, Malware, mobile security, android app, rooting

Achieving Mobile Security and Compliance  for the Mobile Workforce

June 10, 2014
While the concept of working remotely is certainly not new — just ask any sales professional whose office has traditionally been whatever hotel, coffee shop, airport lounge or sometimes even car they happen to be in — the explosive penetration...

Tags: compliance, Mobile threats, Security, mobile security, vpn

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