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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

We're on our way to the European Identity & Cloud Conference

May 12, 2014
We are proud to announce that we have been selected to speak at the upcoming European Identity & Cloud Conference in Munich Germany on May 14th 2014 at 15:30. Our CTO & Co-Founder, Avi Yehuda will be on site in...

Tags: mobile applications, appdome, Mobile Identity, mobile security

Compliance or Circumvention? How to Stop BYOD from Making Good Employees do Bad Things

April 28, 2014
Historically, there has been an unspoken, yet generally effective deal between employees and IT departments: employees sacrificed a degree of convenience and functionality when using employer-supplied computers and devices, in return for not getting yelled at by IT departments for..

Tags: BYOD, compliance, Data Protection, Data Breach, Malware, HIPAA, FINRA, SOX

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