Michael is Head of Threat Intelligence at Lookout where he works on reverse engineering sophisticated mobile threats while tracking their evolution, the campaigns they are used in, and the actors behind them. He has hands-on experience in vulnerability research, incident response, security assessments, pen-testing, reverse engineering and the prototyping of automated analysis solutions. When not analysing malware there’s a good chance he’s off snowboarding, diving, or looking for flaws in popular mobile apps.
Stealth Mango and Tangelo | Surveillanceware Stealing Data
Lookout Security Intelligence has discovered Android and iOS surveillanceware tools targeting govt. officials, diplomats, military personnel, and activists.
5 Year Old Banking Trojan/Malware As a Service Booming
BancaMarStealer, also known as Marcher, is a malware family designed to phish a victim's banking (or other service) credentials.
Mobile APT (mAPT) SpyWaller May Include Western Targets
Lookout has discovered new variants of the SpyWaller surveillanceware with advanced espionage capabilities.
Tropic Trooper Goes Mobile With Titan Surveillanceware
Learn about Titan, a family of sophisticated Android surveillanceware apps surfaced by Lookout's automated analysis that is linked to the same actors behind Tropic Trooper.
JadeRAT Mobile Surveillanceware Spikes in Espionage Activity
Lookout researchers are monitoring the evolution of an Android surveillanceware family known as JadeRAT, we believe may be connected to a government sponsored APT group.
FrozenCell: Multi-Platform Surveillance Against Palestinians
Lookout researchers have discovered a new mobile surveillanceware family, FrozenCell. The threat is likely targeting employees of various Palestinian agencies and facilities.
XRAT Malware Tied to "Xsser/MRAT" Surveillance
Lookout have identified a mobile trojan called xRAT with extensive data collection functionality and the ability to remotely run a suicide function to avoid detection.
Enterprises Sending Employees Abroad: The SonicSpy Malware Family
Lookout Security Intelligence researchers discovered the spyware in Google Play and connected it to a known malicious actor potentially operating out of Iraq.
ViperRat - Mobile APT Targeting Israeli Defense Force
Using data collected from the Lookout global sensor network, the Lookout research team was able to gain unique visibility into the ViperRAT malware.