DeviceLine Radio: Josh "M0nk" Thomas On Mobile Attack Vectors

By Robert Vamosi | 3/21/13 10:00 PM

My guest today is Josh Thomas, aka M0nk. He's an Applied Research Scientist with Accuvant, and he's also an upcoming speaker at the Amphion Forum in Washington D.C. May 16 and 17. I spoke to him via telephone shortly after his return from Black Hat Europe 2013 and just before his upcoming talk at Infultrate to be held in mid-April in Miami Beach, Florida. I asked Josh to give us a preview of both his upcoming talks.

You can hear the full conversation, along with a recap of this week’s news here.

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Or you can read the full transcript of the conversation below.

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The Most Mobile Malware Award Goes To ... Android

By Robert Vamosi | 3/11/13 3:47 AM

According to one antivirus vendors, Android is host to 96 percent of all mobile malware.

In a report from F-Secure, there were no new malware families reported for iOS, J2ME, BlackBerry or Windows Mobile at the end of last year, strongly suggesting that malware development has solidly locked on Android systems. Android appears to be taking shares away from Symbian, the previous malware record holder. In final quarter of 2012, Android malware jumped from 49 to 96, while Symbian malware dropped from 21 to just 4.

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McAfee: Mobile Malware Rises 1200%

By Robert Vamosi | 5/23/12 4:56 AM

Malware targeting the Android platform has grown from a few hundred last year to thousands this year, says one security company.

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Podcast: James Burns Discusses The Rise of Android Malware

By Robert Vamosi | 5/4/12 4:15 AM

In this week's podcast, Mocana's Senior Security Architect James Burns discusses Android security with host Robert Vamosi.

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