The technique known as kernel address space protection, which is intended for preventing NULL and offset-to-NULL dereference vulnerabilities in iOS 6, is the key subject matter for discussion in this part. Mark Dowd and Tarjei Mandt dwell on how this problem used to be addressed in the previous version of the platform, and describe in detail how security checks and user/kernel validation are implemented in version 6.
In this part of their Hack in the Box presentation, Azimuth Security’s representatives provide an insight into the goals and tactics for iOS 6 data leaking mitigations, illustrating those with API code samples. Also, objectives and goals of the kernel ASLR strategy, namely randomizing kernel image base and kernel map, are being reviewed here.
Mark Dowd and Tarjei Mandt from Azimuth Security take the floor at the Hack in the Box conference to provide an all-around overview of iOS 6 security improvements, kernel-based mitigations for the platform, and jailbreak-related issues. The presentation covers iOS 6 kernel security details from both the defensive and offensive perspective.
As Remy Baumgarten proceeds with his presentation of Mach-O Viz, a solution for Mac OS X and iOS malware analysis, he dwells on the tool’s entire feature set broken into a variety of options for generating and viewing visualized data about a file of interest. Also, the expert provides a demo of how the application handles the samples of code for some known Mac malware.
Remy Baumgarten from ANRC Services took the floor at Defcon 21 Conference to tell the audience about a new tool called Mach-O Viz which was designed for Mac malware analysis. In particular, the expert focuses on specific capabilities built into the software, its GUI structure, and visualization benefits it provides.
This article is intended to shed light upon the useful features of the new iOS 7 platform which many Apple users may not yet know about although they are there. We have singled out the top 10 hidden features that significantly facilitate managing your device and make it a yet handier thing in terms of everyday use. So get ready to learn about the iOS 7 capabilities you will definitely love after reading this review of ours.