Author Archives: yanickfratantonio

About yanickfratantonio

PhD Student at the UCSB's seclab

What The Fork: how to immediately block *any* Android device

[cross-posted from http://reyammer.blogspot.com/2013/06/what-fork-how-to-immediately-block-any.html] What if an unprivileged Android app could lock, instantaneously, any Android device out there? What if such an app exists and is also really simple to implement? A few months ago, Antonio and I stumbled upon a paper titled Would You Mind Forking … Continue reading

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Shellzer: a tool for the dynamic analysis of malicious shellcode

Last September, I presented Shellzer at RAID 2011 conference. Shellzer is a tool that I developed back in August 2010, that aims to dynamically analyze malicious shellcode. The main goal was to analyze the shellcode samples that have been collected by running … Continue reading

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