Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Black Hat USA
August 1-6, 2020
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Black Hat Asia
September 29 - October 2, 2020
Singapore
Black Hat Europe
December 7-10, 2020
Virtual Event
7/15/2020
09:00 AM
Black Hat Staff
Black Hat Staff
Event Updates
100%
0%

Stay on the Cutting Edge of Mobile Security

Here are some of the mobile-focused Briefings, Trainings, and Arsenal tools that will be explored at Black Hat USA.

Smartphones have gone from novel to ubiquitous in record time, and now that most people walk around with an Internet-connected computer in their pocket, it's critical for cybersecurity professionals to stay on the cutting edge of mobile security. Here are some of the mobile-focused Briefings, Trainings, and Arsenal tools you'll find at this year's virtual Black Hat USA event, coming up next month.

There's still some room left in the Offensive Mobile Reversing and Exploitation Training, which has been expanded to a full four days of learning and hands-on practice. With this Training, you'll get a basic introduction to security and reverse-engineering ARM64, iOS, and Android, as well as a practical walkthrough of the iOS and Android kernels. You'll learn everything from how to reverse-engineer iOS and Android binaries to how to write jailbreaks and exploits, as well as how to audit iOS and Android apps for vulnerabilities. This course is ideal for penetration testers, mobile developers, or anyone keen to learn mobile application and OS security.

You'll also have an assortment of Briefings to check out at Black Hat USA, covering a variety of mobile security issues. Stealthily Access Your Android Phones: Bypass the Bluetooth Authentication will show you two new ways to bypass Bluetooth authentications and gain profile access. You'll learn about the new, as-yet-undisclosed zero-day vulnerability BlueRepli, as well as a new attack method of obtaining permissions, even via just one deceptive interaction with the target. You'll also get clear examples of how these novel bypass methods can yield mobile phone contact information, call history, stolen SMS verification codes, and fake text messages sent using the vulnerable phone.

And if you drop by the virtual Arsenal to see this year's lineup of mobile security tool vendors, you can check out BlueRepli for yourself. Get a demo of BlueRepli Plus and see how it scans the surrounding Android phones via Bluetooth to potentially attack any Android phones it finds. If the target Android phone has a BlueRepli vulnerability, the user can obtain the phone's address book and SMS messages, or send a fake text message without the target noticing; if the target Android phone is not affected by the BlueRepli vulnerability, the tool lets the user disguise as a well-known application name or other confusing name to deceive the target, obtain permissions, and potentially achieve the same effect.

Register now for this year's fully virtual Black Hat USA, still scheduled to take place August 1–6, and get more information about the event on the Black Hat website.  

Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Comments
Oldest First  |  Newest First  |  Threaded View
Overcoming the Challenge of Shorter Certificate Lifespans
Mike Cooper, Founder & CEO of Revocent,  10/15/2020
US Counterintelligence Director & Fmr. Europol Leader Talk Election Security
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  10/16/2020
7 Tips for Choosing Security Metrics That Matter
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer,  10/19/2020
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon
Current Issue
Special Report: Computing's New Normal
This special report examines how IT security organizations have adapted to the "new normal" of computing and what the long-term effects will be. Read it and get a unique set of perspectives on issues ranging from new threats & vulnerabilities as a result of remote working to how enterprise security strategy will be affected long term.
Flash Poll
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2020-26895
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-21
Prior to 0.10.0-beta, LND (Lightning Network Daemon) would have accepted a counterparty high-S signature and broadcast tx-relay invalid local commitment/HTLC transactions. This can be exploited by any peer with an open channel regardless of the victim situation (e.g., routing node, payment-receiver,...
CVE-2020-26896
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-21
Prior to 0.11.0-beta, LND (Lightning Network Daemon) had a vulnerability in its invoice database. While claiming on-chain a received HTLC output, it didn't verify that the corresponding outgoing off-chain HTLC was already settled before releasing the preimage. In the case of a hash-and-amount collis...
CVE-2020-5790
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-20
Cross-site request forgery in Nagios XI 5.7.3 allows a remote attacker to perform sensitive application actions by tricking legitimate users into clicking a crafted link.
CVE-2020-5791
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-20
Improper neutralization of special elements used in an OS command in Nagios XI 5.7.3 allows a remote, authenticated admin user to execute operating system commands with the privileges of the apache user.
CVE-2020-5792
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-20
Improper neutralization of argument delimiters in a command in Nagios XI 5.7.3 allows a remote, authenticated admin user to write to arbitrary files and ultimately execute code with the privileges of the apache user.