ApkScan now supports e-mail notifications!

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 [...]

NVISO ApkScan – our first malware PDF report now available for download!

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 [...]

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 [...]

Mitigation strategies against cyber threats

So it's been a good 2 months since we have been in business! We thought we’d to take some time to reflect on these two months, in which we've seen quite some interesting security news including the well-known Mandiant report on APT1 and the widespread Java chaos. Last week, ENISA published a "Flash Note" on Cyber [...]