Security SIG: Spyware - The State of Mobile inSecurity



  • Topic: Spyware - The State of Mobile inSecurity

    Abstract: Mobile Application security is a fresh new target formalware and malicious backdoors. The presenter has previously released a fully functional spyware application that exfiltrates any and all personal and private information on a Blackberry device. This presentation will go over the current state of mobile spyware, trojans, and backdoor applications as well dive into the risks that malicious mobile applications pose to the end user population.

    Bio: Tyler Shields is a Senior Researcher for the Veracode Research Lab whose responsibilities include understanding and examining interesting and relevant security and attack methods for integration into the Veracode product offerings. In the past, Tyler has worked as a consultant for both @Stake and Symantec, delivering security assessments to fortune 500 companies, major financial institutions, institutions of higher education, and the highest levels of the U.S.government. Tyler has presented at major industry conferences including Shmoocon, H.O.P.E, and SOURCE Boston and released numerous security advisories.

    Symantec vCafe
    350 Ellis Street
    Mountain View, CA 94043

    $15 at the door for non-SDForum members
    No charge for SDForum members

    Security SIG


    6:30pm - 7:00pm - Registration

    7:00pm - 8:30pm - Presentation