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Monthly Archives: May 2011

The OWASP Mobile Top 10 Risks for iOS Developers

Posted: May 24, 2011 – 11:42 am | Author: | Filed under: Cryptography, iOS, Skype, software security

The OWASP Mobile Top 10 Risks is an overview of a generic list of the most common risks found in mobile applications. We see these risks in mobile applications every day. When we see them they often show up as vulnerabilities in the applications we are assessing. No list, such as this, can adequately cover […]

androidAuditTools : Dynamic Android analysis tools

Posted: May 18, 2011 – 10:56 am | Author: | Filed under: android, Reverse Engineering, Tools

Project is hosted on github:   When taking the SANS reverse engineering malware class, the two analysis techniques taught are dynamic and static. These concepts/techniques are directly applicable to any sort of reverse engineering. When I am assessing, or pen-testing an application I usually separate my thought process into one of those two buckets.  During dynamic analysis of a […]

Hijacking NFC Intents on Android

Posted: May 10, 2011 – 10:15 pm | Author: | Filed under: android, Conferences, Mobile Security, NFC, Phishing, RFID, software security

Google IO had a “How to NFC” session today where they demoed and described using NFC on Android. One of the items they pointed out was the desire to use NFC for instant gratification and zero-click interactions. The only default application on the Nexus S that I’ve seen this in before today was Google Maps, […]


Posted: May 4, 2011 – 10:04 am | Author: | Filed under: Conferences, NFC, Uncategorized

Last weekend Corey, Zach, and I went to BeaCon, organized by MassHackers. This was one of the most fun and interesting conferences I’ve been to this year, and I know other people there felt the same way. It was cool to talk in front of such an approachable and lively group of people and overall […]


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