Android Hard Coded Secrets

Android Hard Coded Secrets

One of the more common findings we report for Android security reviews is an issue involving hard coded secrets. This blog post will specifically focus on hard coded secrets used for encrypting application data. I’ll try to use a bit of light threat modeling and...

Android 7 Cellular MiTM

Performing security assessments of complex systems sometimes requires some technical gymnastics to “man-in-the-middle” (MITM) communications between components. MITM techniques are essential for observing and manipulating communications in ways that a...

Wear’s the MITM?

Recently, we needed to man-in-the-middle TLS traffic coming from an Android Wear application. On a regular Android app, this would be an easy thing to do, but we started to run into trouble pretty quickly on the only Android watch that we had at our disposal, the 1st...