TECH TRAINING 3 – Mobile Application Hackers Handbook: Live Edition
Early Bird (< 30th June): SGD1499
Normal (> 1st July): SGD1999
The course follows chapters 1-9 of the Mobile Application Hacker’s Handbook, with a strong focus on practical attacks. Over the 2-day training course delivered by the lead author of the book, delegates will learn the tricks and techniques to hack mobile applications on the iOS and Android platforms.
After a short introduction in to the subject, we delve in to the following core modules:
Introduction to Mobile Application Security Assessment (Chapter 1)
Analyzing iOS applications (Chapter 2)
How to attack iOS applications (Chapters 3-4)
Securing iOS applications (Chapter 5)
Understanding Android applications (Chapter 6)
Exploiting Android applications (Chapter 7-8)
Securing Android applications (Chapter 9)
Attendees will gain theoretical and practical experience of:
The security protections on iOS and Android devices
How iOS and Android devices are jailbroken or rooted
How to quickly and efficiently pinpoint and exploit vulnerabilities in iOS and Android apps
How to decompile, reverse and patch iOS and Android apps
How to hack webviews, client-side databases and the keychain
Instrument application runtimes using Frida, Cydia Substrate and Cycript
Exploitation of IPC mechanisms including content providers, URL handlers, application extensions, broadcasts, activities and intents
Practical exploitation of poorly implemented cryptography
Bypass security controls such as root or jailbreak detection
Real-world 2015 techniques used to defeat real apps on iOS8 and Lollipop!
Knowledge of defensive and remedial advice
A basic knowledge of programming and mobile security concepts.
Hardware / Software Requirements
Administrative access to the laptop and the ability to install a few tools, and disable personal firewalls or virus scanners should they get in the way of the lab exercises.
We strongly recommend a personal laptop if your corporate laptop build is too restrictive this may affect your ability to participate in the course fully.
A laptop with the capability to connect to wireless and wired networks.
The laptop should be of a reasonable specification, we recommend at least 8GB of RAM with at least 16GB of disk space free.
Students require a player to run VirtualBox images.