Android for Work has been announced by Google only some days ago and Google promises a secure but also usable way to combine sensitive company data and private data on a single device without increasing the risk of unintended leakage of company data.
“… Android for Work on supported Lollipop devices offers a dedicated Work Profile with security, management and application support built-in. … Android for Work creates a secure Work Profile to isolate and protect data and manage the flow of work information. …” (Android for Work website)
Today, we took a brief look at Android for Work to see how secure it really is and if it is a real alternative to the container solutions of AirWatch, MobileIron, Good, etc.
Continue reading “Android for Work: Demystified”
Our MobileSandbox paper from SAC2013 got an update. It has been accepted as an journal article for the upcoming edition of the International Journal of Information Security.
Continue reading “MobileSandbox @ Springer IJIS”
Our paper Post-Mortem Memory Analysis of Cold-Booted Android Devices has been accepted at IMF’14 and was presented there last week.
Continue reading “Android RAM Analysis @ IMF2014”
In 2013 our Mobile-Sandbox analyzed over 150,000 Android applications that were submitted by mostly anonymous users, Anti-Virus-Companies and by our own. Within this huge amount of data our system detected a bunch of malicious and unwanted applications belonging to 44 different and newly discovered malware families.
Continue reading “Our Android Malware Summary for the Year 2013”
Our forensic framework for smartphones running the Android OS is now open-source and available on GitHub.
The documentation and some other useful information regarding ADEL is available here.