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A Day in the Life of a Mobile Malware Reverse Engineer

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Droidcon SF 2019 | A Day in the Life of a Mobile Malware Reverse Engineer | Salvador Mandujano

What you'll learn

Android applications are a powerful vehicle to deliver content and new experiences to the users of mobile devices. Unfortunately, bad actors can also use this type of applications to steal information, user credentials and commit fraud. This talk will describe how the members of the Android malware research team identify malicious applications on a daily basis, from detecting spyware to finding and responding to phishing campaigns. Salvador Mandujano will introduce some of the most severe malware categories, static and dynamic analysis considerations that reverse engineers need to have in mind when studying Android apps, and common obfuscation challenges that need to be resolved in order to produce evidence that an app's behavior is affecting users and violating Google application safety policies.

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A Day in the Life of a Mobile Malware Reverse Engineer

About the author

Droidcon is the largest global network of developer conferences which bring together the industry's foremost experts dedicated to advancing the Android platform. Droidcon engages a global network of over 25,000 developers attending our events in 22 cities. Our first droidcon conference was held in 2009 in Berlin and since then it has spread its influence across the globe and has established itself as the world's foremost community-driven conference format. Droidcon is the place to meet the inter... more

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