In May of 2016, Mandiant’s Red Team discovered a series of vulnerabilities present on Lenovo’s Vibe P1 Android-based mobile device that allow local privilege escalation to the user “root”.Read more...
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Threat Research Blog
The FireEye Labs team posts blog entries under threat research to present and discuss cyber attacks and threat intelligence from a technical perspective. They cover the full spectrum of exploits and vulnerabilities, including advanced malware and targeted threats.
June 14, 2016 8:00 AM By Jing Xie, Jimmy Su | Mobile Threats, Threat Research
Our researchers discovered that a third party ad library provider, Vpon, is stowing aggressive and risky code ability into the apps that adopt it as an ad-serving platform.Read more...
September 22, 2015 9:36 PM By Yulong Zhang, Zhaofeng Chen, Yong Kang | Vulnerabilities, Threat Research
A new malicious campaign lets attackers take total control over Android users' devices. The attackers appear to be based in China.
August 26, 2015 5:20 PM By Alessandro Reina, Stefano Bianchi Mazzone, Mattia Pagnozzi | Mobile Threats, Threat Research
You closed that app, but it still may be working somewhere behind the scenes to infect your mobile device.
February 27, 2015 3:45 PM By Jason Steer | Threat Research
The FireEye mobile threat report is an assessment of more than 7 million mobile apps on both the Android and Apple platforms. The report discusses the vulnerabilities found and how security managers can address the risks they pose.