TrendMicro software allows arbitrary command execution

Also mentioned here, the reported anti-virus software is so full of holes that it should strike fear in any company using TrendMicro Antivirus right now. Not only does it allow privileged command execution, it also exposes passwords that you store using the Password Manager. The way I see it, it’s a combination of incompetence and…

Remix OS

This is an interesting project – running Android as the primary OS for your PC. And why not? It promises the ability to install and run apps from Google Play store, not unlike some of those cheap knockoff set-top boxes that we see. However the OS (called Remix OS) feels much more “desktop-like” – multiple…

FROST: Forensic Recovery Of Scrambled Telephones

Recovering contents directly from physical RAM of devices has been known for quite some time – it involves esoteric measures such as freezing the device using liquid nitrogen or by putting it in the freezer. It is interesting to see this technique being used to attack Android phones to recover disk encryption keys. Potentially this…