Tag: IBM X-Force Research

A New Vulnerability in the Android Framework: Fragment Injection

We have recently disclosed a new vulnerability to the Android Security Team. The vulnerability affected many apps, including Settings (the one that is found on every Android device), Gmail, Google Now, DropBox and Evernote. To be more accurate, any...

Demo on Amplifying Security Intelligence with Big Data

There has been a lot of excitement and buzz in the industry about Big Data, and how it can be used to amplify Security Intelligence to provide greater protection against advanced threats, fraud, and insider threats. IBM's integrated Security...

Security is a mindset, not an exception

In an effort to get things done, we often kick healthy security hygiene to the curb in exchange for expediency and convenience. We convince ourselves that we'll make this one exception and over time, that becomes the default mode of operation.

Taking on a Zero Day with Intelligence

The situation described here does not come from the ivory tower; instead it comes from the real world and shows how to rapidly and efficiently address a zero-day vulnerability. You are probably already overwhelmed with patching. Alternatively, you...