SOURCE: Skycure


April 13, 2015 07:30 ET

Media Alert: Skycure RSA Conference Session to Unveil the Latest Mobile Vulnerabilities

Mobile Threat Defense Company to Discuss and Demonstrate a New Vulnerability That Allows Remote DoS and Complete Device Shutdown

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 13, 2015) - Skycure, a leader in mobile threat defense (MTD), today announced Adi Sharabani, CEO and co-founder of Skycure, and Yair Amit, CTO and co-founder of Skycure, will present at RSA Conference USA 2015 and unveil the latest mobile security threats on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. PT.

Hackers are finding new ways to steal data and infiltrate corporate networks daily, with mobile devices rapidly becoming the easiest way for hackers to attack. If you access work related data on your mobile device, you will want to attend this session. The team who uncovered iOS malicious profiles, WiFiGate and HTTP Request Hijacking will describe and demonstrate a brand new mobile vulnerability that allows remote DoS and complete device shutdown. Sharabani and Amit will also:

  • Describe and demonstrate modern mobile attack techniques
  • Discuss the lifecycle of vulnerabilities
  • Provide a showcase of global statistics of real-world attacks on mobile devices

Tuesday, April 21st, 3:30-4:20 p.m. PT

Moscone Center West, Room 2001
747 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA

Adi Sharabani is a world-class security expert. Prior to Skycure, Sharabani led the security of all IBM software products. He came to IBM through the Watchfire acquisition, a pioneer in the field of application security. His works have been presented in many known conferences such as BlackHat, RSA, OWASP and Innovate. Yair Amit leads Skycure's research and vision and oversees its R&D center. He has been active in the security industry for more than a decade with his research regularly covered by media outlets and presented in security conferences around the world.

Skycure research has been showcased at RSA Conferences around the globe. Most recently, at RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan 2014 they presented "Mobile Security Attacks: A Glimpse from the Trenches," a discussion that described and demonstrated emerging mobile security threats from physical, network and application levels. The team also presented at RSA Conference USA 2014, "iOS Security: The Neverending Story of Application-Security," that reviewed recent threats, their evolvements and a new vulnerability that makes it possible to effectively conceal attacks. A video of this session can be found here.

Come visit Skycure in booth #2141 in the South Expo, Moscone Center at RSA Conference USA 2015.

For details and to learn more about how Skycure Mobile Threat Defense protects organizations and prevents cyber attacks without compromising the mobile user experience or privacy, visit

About Skycure
Skycure is a mobile threat defense company that detects and prevents cyber attacks without compromising the mobile user experience or privacy. Skycure's predictive technology leverages massive crowd knowledge to proactively identify threats and secure mobile devices. Skycure's founders, Adi Sharabani and Yair Amit, have identified some of the most-discussed mobile device vulnerabilities of the past few years. The company has offices in Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv, and Ottawa, and is backed by Pitango Venture Capital, Shasta Ventures, New York Life, Mike Weider, Peter McKay, and other strategic investors.

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