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Security B-Sides London 2014

29th April 2014 (that’s a Tuesday)
Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall, Hornton Street, London, W8 7NX
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Tuesday, April 29 • 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Insecure out of the box: Leveraging Android manufacturer's mistakes to attack corporate networks LIMITED

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We have long known that Android can be affected by malware. Most users are now aware that they need to take care about what they install on their phones. But what about a brand new device that’s fresh out of the box? We will show that for two flagship Android devices, they are not as secure as people might suppose.
Android has been through a security revolution in the last year in response to an avalanche of malware designed to take advantage of its permissive behaviour. We will talk through the latest advances in what is by far the world quickest selling mobile platform. We will then look at how the race for new features and functionality is undermining security in the latest Android devices.
Finally we will look at how attackers can use these weaknesses to go beyond the realm of a person’s personal device and into their employer’s corporate network."


Robert Miller

MWR InfoSecurity
Robert has worked for MWR Infosecurity since 2011, with a strong focus on Android device and application security. He co-runs MWR's Android Secure Development training course, and works with major application developers and device manufacturers in producing security critical products and services. | | Robert has presented in both private corporate and public events in everything from teaching members of the public how to stay safe from... Read More →

Tuesday April 29, 2014 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Great Hall The Town Hall, Hornton Street, London W8 7NX