Step by step analysis of an Android malware sample

Over the last couple of weeks, we have received quite a few user-submitted Android application samples (.apk files) through our online scanning service ApkScan. The auto-generated analysis reports have already highlighted some interesting results, and we have observed a broad range of malicious activities launched by the uploaded samples: from premium rate phone scams to […]

Introducing ApkScan

Two weeks ago, we presented our Android malware research at the SANS Community Night. One of the presentations discussed the development of ApkScan, a service we are developing to facilitate the distributed malware analysis of Android samples. Although already quite a few (online) malware analysis services already offer Android malware analysis reports, we feel like […]