Category: Android

Android

Smartphones using Broadcom Wi-Fi SOC can be hacked Over-the-Air

Security patch available only for Nexus & iOS A stack buffer overflow issue that affects all devices using Broadcom’s Wi-Fi stack was discovered by Google’s Project Zero researcher Gal Beniamini. The flaw affects Apple devices and also all android devices using Broadcom’s Wi-Fi stack: an attacker within the smartphone’s WiFi range could remotely execute malicious code […]

Android

A useful Cheat Sheet for penetration testing on mobile applications

On Android and iOS I found it on GitHub, a really useful list of tools and techniques to perform penetration tests on mobile applications: The Mobile App Pentest cheat sheet was created to provide concise collection of high value information on specific mobile application penetration testing topics. Table of Contents Mobile Application Security Testing Distributions All-in-one Mobile Security […]

Android, Cybersecurity, Privacy

Some Android firmwares contains a backdoor that secretly sends personal data to China

The backdoor was discovered by Kryptowire According to the analysis made by security firm Kryptowire, some commercial firmware pre-installed on Android smartphone models sold in the US has been found to be secretly sending personal data to a third party company based in China, without users’ knowledge or consent.The stolen data include text messages, call […]