Tuesday, January 20 2015
SyScan Singapore, March. Dmitry Kurbatov: Attacks on telecom operators and mobile subscribers using SS7: from DoS to call interception. Peter Fillmore: Crash & Pay: Owning and Cloning NFC Payment cards. Stefan Esser: iOS 678 Security - A Study in Fail.
Black Hat Asia Singapore, March. (IN)SECURITY OF MOBILE BANKING by Eric Filiol & Paul Irolla. ATTACKING SAP MOBILE by Vahagn Vardanyan & Dmitry Chastuhin. DABID: THE POWERFUL INTERACTIVE ANDROID DEBUGGER FOR ANDROID MALWARE ANALYSIS by Jin-hyuk Jung & Jieun Lee. HIDING BEHIND ANDROID RUNTIME (ART) by Paul Sabanal. RELAYING EMV CONTACTLESS TRANSACTIONS USING OFF-THE-SHELF ANDROID DEVICES by Jordi Van den Breekel. RESURRECTING THE READ_LOGS PERMISSION ON SAMSUNG DEVICES by Ryan Johnson & Angelos Stavrou. THE NIGHTMARE BEHIND THE CROSS PLATFORM MOBILE APPS DREAM by Marco Grassi & Sebastian Guerrero. WE CAN STILL CRACK YOU! GENERAL UNPACKING METHOD FOR ANDROID PACKER (NO ROOT) by Yeonung Park.
This year's SyScan unfortunatelly is the last one. Very sad to see this conference go away. SyScan was the first industry conference I spoke at!
There is a new mobile specific venu Black Hat Mobile Security Summit taking place in London in June.
The problem with unpatched bugs in Android continues: Google No Longer Provides Patches for WebView Jelly Bean and Prior. This is really one of the major issues of Android security in my opinion. In 2013 I was working on a system that helps to address this issue. Details can be found here: 1 2.