NVISO is proud to open source in collaboration with Christophe Beauval a tool suite to unpack the Nexus 4, 5 and 7 factory bootloader.img as well as code to work with Nexus 5's imgdata.img and scripts to dump what's in the flash of the Nexus 5 and write back to it. We are not aware … Continue reading Open sourcing bootloader unpacker and imgdata tools for Nexus 4, 5 and 7
Hi, my name is Nick Van Haver and I am a master student in computer sciences at the University of Ghent and I have just finished a one month internship at NVISO. In this post I want to reflect a bit on my 6 weeks of internship! Why NVISO? Actually I stumbled upon NVISO while … Continue reading Testimony from Nick Van Haver – looking back on my internship at NVISO
Last week, the technical team at NVISO returned from an amazing trip to Las Vegas, where we attended both Black Hat USA 2014 & Defcon 22. You can check out our group picture below - one of the rare occasions in which you won't see us "suit up"! 😉 NVISO's technical team posing at BlackHat … Continue reading Round-up of our team trip to Las Vegas! (BlackHat, Defcon)
We are happy to announce that ApkScan now supports e-mail notifications! After uploading a sample at http://apkscan.nviso.be, you now have the option to fill in your e-mail address. Once the sample has been analyzed, you will instantaneously receive an e-mail containing a link to the malware analysis report! After checking the box, you will be requested … Continue reading ApkScan now supports e-mail notifications!
We are really happy with the attention and traction that NVISO ApkScan has gained over the past 12 months, and even more so with the interesting analysis data that has resulted from over 1.600 user-submitted Android applications. We have analysed all the samples uploaded in 2013, and have gathered some interesting numbers, graphs and insights … Continue reading NVISO ApkScan – our first malware PDF report now available for download!
"You have purchased a what??" This was the reaction some of our colleagues received when they told their relatives & friends of the latest acquisition at NVISO: Our very own ATM (Automated Teller Machine)! With this blog post, we want to walk our readers through the history of ATM security threats and explain the ATM … Continue reading Automated Teller Machine (ATM) security
We are happy to introduce some new features to NVISO ApkScan today! We are excited to announce the following changes: New features The Sandbox is now using Android 4.1 emulators, instead of the Android 2.3 emulators. We are using a Nexus 4 image to ensure we can run as much samples as possible that make … Continue reading New ApkScan features
Introduction Hey, my name is David De Lille, I'm a student in computer engineering at the university of Ghent, and I just finished an internship at NVISO. In this blog post, I want to give a quick roundup of how I experienced my 6 weeks as an intern at NVISO. Why NVISO? I kind of … Continue reading My internship at NVISO
Before anything else, we want to thank everyone that joined us at BruCON. We hope everyone enjoyed the conference as much as we did! Although we have a lot of faith in the team that developed our technical challenge, we did not anticipate such a turnout! Over the two days, more than 50 BruCON participants … Continue reading NVISO at BruCON 2013
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 … Continue reading Step by step analysis of an Android malware sample