Mobile Threat Defense Company That Uncovered ‘No iOS Zone’ Attack Will Address Modern Malware Analysis Techniques
Palo Alto, Calif. — July 9, 2015 – Skycure, the leader in mobile threat defense (MTD), today announced Adi Sharabani, CEO and co-founder of Skycure, and Yair Amit, CTO and co-founder of Skycure, will present at RSA Asia Pacific & Japan Conference 2015 in Singapore. The presentation, titled “Hackers Vs. The Anti-Malware Vendors: The Blue-Pill in Mobile Applications” will include the live creation of a blue-pill-like malicious mobile app and discuss the means to detect and prevent such apps.
WHAT: Hackers Vs. The Anti-Malware Vendors: The Blue-Pill in Mobile Applications
Adi Sharabani and Yair Amit will address modern malware analysis techniques and why attackers can easily defeat them. Nine years after the introduction of Blue-Pill Desktop attacks, a blue-pill like malicious app will be created live, to bypass signatures, static and dynamic analysis approaches. With more than 30 patents in these fields, the team will uncover what’s broken and needs to improve.
For more information on the session, go to: http://www.rsaconference.com/events/ap15/agenda/sessions/2063/hackers-vs-the-anti-malware-vendors-the-blue-pill
WHEN: Thursday, 23 July, 9:00 – 9:45 am, Singapore time
WHERE: Marina Bay Sands, Peony Room 4405, Singapore
Adi Sharabani and Yair Amit are world-class security experts that have identified some of the most-discussed mobile device vulnerabilities of the past few years, such as iOS malicious profiles, HTTP Request Hijacking and “Wi-Fi Gate.” Most recently, at RSA USA 2015 in San Francisco, Sharabani and Amit presented “No iOS Zone,” a vulnerability that allows remote DoS and complete device shutdown.
Adi Sharabani led the security of IBM software products after the acquisition of Watchfire, a pioneer in the field of application security. Yair Amit has been active in the security industry for more than a decade and leads Skycure’s research and vision and oversees its R&D center. Amit and Sharabani are top-rated speakers at known worldwide security conferences, such as RSA and OWASP. Skycure research also presented at last year’s RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan 2014, where Amit and Sharabani presented “Mobile Security Attacks: A Glimpse from the Trenches,” a discussion that described and demonstrated emerging mobile security threats from physical, network and application levels.
For details and to learn more about how Skycure Mobile Threat Defense protects organizations and prevents cyber attacks without compromising the mobile user experience or privacy, visit www.skycure.com.
Skycure is a mobile threat defense company that detects and prevents cyber attacks without compromising the user’s privacy or mobile experience. Skycure’s predictive technology leverages massive crowd knowledge to proactively identify threats and secure mobile devices. Skycure’s founders, Adi Sharabani and Yair Amit, have identified some of the most-discussed mobile device vulnerabilities of the past few years. The company has offices in Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv, and Ottawa, and is backed by Pitango Venture Capital, Shasta Ventures, New York Life, Mike Weider, Peter McKay, and other strategic investors.
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