In this presentation Stephan will discuss some recent research that emerged he was asked to build malicious applications that bypassed custom security controls. He will walk through some of the basics of reversing malicious apps for android as well as common android malware techniques and methodologies. From the analysis of the wild android malware, he will discuss techniques and functionality to include when penetration testing against 3rd-party android security controls.
Stephan Chenette is the Director of Security Research and Development at IOActive where he conducts ongoing research to support internal and external security initiatives within the IOActive Labs. Stephan has been in involved in security research for the last 10 years and has presented at numerous conferences including: Blackhat, CanSecWest, RSA, EkoParty, RECon, AusCERT, ToorCon, SecTor, SOURCE, OWASP, B-Sides and PacSec. His specialty is in writing research tools for both the offensive and defensive front as well as investigating next generation emerging threats. He has released public analyses on various vulnerabilities and malware. Prior to joining IOActive, Stephan was the head security researcher at Websense for 6 years and a security software engineer for 4 years working in research and product development at eEye Digital Security.